Endogenous endophthalmitis complicating Klebsiella pneumoniae liver abscess in Europe: case report

@article{Karama2007EndogenousEC,
  title={Endogenous endophthalmitis complicating Klebsiella pneumoniae liver abscess in Europe: case report},
  author={Edison Mutsinzi Karama and François Willermain and Xavier Janssens and Marc Claus and Sigi Van den Wijngaert and Jim-Town Wang and Claire Verougstraete and Laure E Caspers},
  journal={International Ophthalmology},
  year={2007},
  volume={28},
  pages={111-113}
}
Purpose: To report the first European case of endogenous endophthalmitis secondary to a liver abscess due to Klebsiella pneumoniae expressing MagA gene. Methods: A 33-year-old diabetic patient was admitted for fever and right upper quadrant abdominal pain. Abdominal computed tomography and laboratory studies were performed. On day 4 after admission, patient complained of a painful and red right eye with decreased vision. A complete ophthalmological examination, including visual acuity… CONTINUE READING
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