Endocapsular hypopyon: a clinical sign of localized endophthalmitis.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Chronic intraocular infection following cataract extraction and intraocular lens (IOL) implantation has been documented by several authors. We report a case of chronic, bacterial endophthalmitis that clinically correlates with previous pathologic studies in which the focus of infection was sequestered in the capsular sac between the IOL and the posterior lens capsule. Successful management did not require IOL removal.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Stefansson, E; Cobo, LM; Carlson, AN; Kesler, JL

Published Date

  • March 1990

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 21 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 221 - 222

PubMed ID

  • 2348973

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-023X


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States