JUN 12, 2019
Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Endophthalmitis, Uveitis
In this 1-Minute Video, Dr. Ashvini Reddy shares pearls for diagnosing fungal endophthalmitis. Often, the diagnosis can be tricky; it is important to look for possible risk factors such as HIV infection or IV drug abuse. One significant clue of fungal endophthalmitis is strings of inflammatory foci within the vitreous; there can also be choroidal involvement. Treatment options include intravitreal injections, systemic treatments and vitrectomy. Evidence of systemic infection will require systemic therapy and careful care with a medical doctor.
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