Endogenous Endophthalmitis Associated with Facial Cellulitis after a Tongue Bite

@inproceedings{Kang2013EndogenousEA,
  title={Endogenous Endophthalmitis Associated with Facial Cellulitis after a Tongue Bite},
  author={Min Ho Kang and Mincheol Seong and Ju Hak Lee and Hee Yoon Cho},
  year={2013}
}
Endogenous endophthalmitis is an intraocular infection that results from hematogenous spread of organisms from a distant source of infection. Facial cellulitis is rarely reported as a focus of infection. We report a case of 51-year-old unconscious woman presenting with fever, facial swelling, and decreased visual acuity secondary to facial cellulitis, endogenous endophthalmitis and end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Generally systemic antibiotics in endophthalmitis have low efficacy because of the… CONTINUE READING