Metastatic choroidal abscess due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa in patients with cystic fibrosis.

@article{Detering1997MetastaticCA,
  title={Metastatic choroidal abscess due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa in patients with cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Karen Margaret Detering and Adam Jenney and Alison A. Hall and Andrew Fuller and Raymond J. Pickles and Gregory Snell},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1997},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={525-6}
}
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is regularly isolated from the lungs of patients with cystic fibrosis. However, this organism does not usually spread to involve other sites in these patients as it can in other groups of patients [1]. We describe two patients with cystic fibrosis and choroidal abscesses due to P. aeruginosa; bacteremic spread of the organism from a distant source was presumed to have occurred in both cases. Patient 1. A 22-year-old male with cystic fibrosis had undergone bilateral… CONTINUE READING
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