Medical management of a subretinal Klebsiella pneumoniae abscess with excellent visual outcome without performing vitrectomy
Publication date: Available online 20 November 2017
Source:Journal Français d'Ophtalmologie
Author(s): A. Martel, B. Butet, J.C. Ramel, D. Martiano, S. Baillif
ObjectiveTo report the case of a Klebsiella pneumoniae endogenous endophthalmitis (KPEE) of hepatic and urinary origin that was successfully treated with systemic antibiotherapy and 13 intravitreal antibiotics injections without performing a vitrectomy.Patient and methodCase report of a 60-year-old man with a subretinal abscess in the left eye that developed 3 days after initial presentation for K. pneumoniae bacteremia, liver...