Iris abscess as an unusual presentation of endogenous endophthalmitis in a patient with bacterial endocarditis.

@article{Ramonas2003IrisAA,
  title={Iris abscess as an unusual presentation of endogenous endophthalmitis in a patient with bacterial endocarditis.},
  author={Krista M Ramonas and Benjamin D Freilich},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2003},
  volume={135 2},
  pages={
          228-9
        }
}
PURPOSE To report the clinical findings and management of a case of endogenous endophthalmitis in a patient with bacterial endocarditis presenting with a septic metastasis to the iris. DESIGN Observational case report. METHODS Review of clinical findings and treatment. RESULTS A 37-year-old intravenous drug user hospitalized with bacterial endocarditis secondary to methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia presented with a painful red left eye, hypopyon, and iris abscess… CONTINUE READING