Endogenous Candida endophthalmitis and osteomyelitis associated with CARD9 deficiency.

  title={Endogenous Candida endophthalmitis and osteomyelitis associated with CARD9 deficiency.},
  author={Nicholas P. Jones and Tomaz Pereira Garcez and William G. Newman and David William Denning},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
A 25-year-old woman presented with unilateral red eye and visual blur, and was found to have panuveitis with an inflammatory white mass at the macula, initially presumed to be Toxoplasma retinitis. After failure to respond, she underwent vitrectomy, which produced Candida albicans. Despite intraocular and systemic antifungal treatment, she lost all vision in that eye. Two years later, she developed unilateral hip osteomyelitis leading to total hip replacement and also revealing Candida… CONTINUE READING
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