Endogenous endophthalmitis after carotid endarterectomy due to exudative macular degeneration

Abstract

A 78-year-old male patient with unilateral exudative macular degeneration developed endogenous endophthalmitis 11 days after carotid endarterectomy. The endophthalmitis could not be treated by intravitreal application of antibiotics. The patient underwent vitrectomy and systemic application of vancomycin. Six days later, the eye was quiet and the patient… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00508-014-0642-1

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