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POST TRAUMATIC INFECTIVE ENDOPHTHALMITIS

This is a pictorial history of a 55 years old man having trauma with a thorn of date palm tree two days back. He presented with self sealed corneal perforation large perforation of the anterior lens capsule with lens matter coming out of it cataract hypopyon (pus in the anterior chamber) and corneal edema (haze) and was diagnosed as infective endophthalmitis (Fig. 1 and 2). With prompt topical antibiotic and steroid therapy (moxifloxacin and tobramycin two hourly alternate and dexamethasone one hourly) the hypopyon was disappeared within two days (Fig.3) and corneal edema within five days (Fig. 4). Later on he will undergo cataract extraction with intraocular lens implantation. (Images by Video Slit Lamp Microscope (HS-5000 Huvitz Co. Seoul South Korea).

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Publication:Gomal Journal of Medical Sciences
Article Type:Report
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Mar 31, 2014
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