Corneal ulcer of the side port after phacoemulsification induced by Acinetobacter baumannii.

@article{Kau2002CornealUO,
  title={Corneal ulcer of the side port after phacoemulsification induced by Acinetobacter baumannii.},
  author={H C Kau and Chieh-Chih Tsai and Shu-Ching Kao and W M Hsu and Jorn-Hon Liu},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={895-7}
}
A 75-year-old man had clear corneal phacoemulsification using a temporal approach in the left eye. Two months after surgery, a focal corneal epithelial defect developed with infiltration near the lower limbus on the site of the side-port incision. The culture of corneal scrapping grew Acinetobacter baumannii, which is resistant to most ordinary antibiotics… CONTINUE READING