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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 87-88

Acute bilateral endophthalmitis following bilateral intravitreal bevacizumab (avastin) injection


Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Alireza Khodabande
Farabi Eye Hospital, ghazvin sq., Tehran
Iran
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-9233.106402

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The clinical presentation and management of two patients who presented with acute bilateral endophthalmitis following bilateral intravitreal bevacizumab injection. Both cases were diagnosed clinically and subsequent to a vitreous sample, intravitreal ceftazidime (2.25 mg/0.1ml) and vancomycin (1 mg/0.1ml) were injected. One patient had a significant improvement in signs and symptoms after intravitreal antibiotics. However, there were was no improvement in the other patient and pars plana vitrectomy was performed bilaterally. Vitreous cultures were positive in both cases for Staphylococcus epidermidis.


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