Reversible blindness: severe pneumococcal induced uveitis following septicaemia.


This study illustrates the case of a middle-aged woman who presented with sepsis and purpura fulminans, found to be due to Streptococcus pneumoniae infection. She later developed blindness from a dramatic ocular inflammatory response provoked by pneumococcal antigens. 
DOI: 10.1136/bcr.03.2011.3960