Endophthalmitis after pediatric strabismus surgery.

  title={Endophthalmitis after pediatric strabismus surgery.},
  author={Franco Maria Recchia and Caroline R. Baumal and Arunan Sivalingam and Robert Kleiner and Jay S. Duker and Tamara R Vrabec},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={118 7},
OBJECTIVE To report 6 cases of endophthalmitis after pediatric strabismus surgery. METHODS Retrospective review of initial signs, clinical findings, treatment, culture results, and visual and anatomical outcomes in 6 eyes of 6 children treated at 2 tertiary care institutions between 1983 and 1998. RESULTS Four boys and 2 girls aged 8 months to 6 years (median age, 2 years) developed lethargy and asymmetric eye redness, with or without eyelid swelling or fever, within 4 days of surgery. At… CONTINUE READING
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