Phacoanaphylactic endophthalmitis associated with extracapsular cataract extraction and posterior chamber intraocular lens.


We describe the clinicopathologic findings in a patient who underwent extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE) with insertion of a posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL). The patient had a sterile hypopyon and anterior uveitis that temporarily subsided but recurred. The inflammation actually worsened after removal of the IOL, and the eye was enucleated… (More)


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