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Endogeneous endophthalmitis by Klebsiella Pneumonia complicated with corneal perforation in ICU.
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PMID:  23044741     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Klebsiella pneumoniae (KP) is a gram-negative bacterium incriminated in nasocomial infections and has been reported to cause serious infections such as liver abscesses and metastatic endophtalmitis. We report a KP septic case which complicated by an early endophthalmitis, corneal perforation and crystalline lens externalization in a 60-year-old man. Endogenous KP infection, although rare, might cause an early endophthalmitis leading to corneal perforation and prolapsus of intraocular contents.
Authors:
K Erkalp; M G Teker; H Ozdemir; M Taskapili; M S Kocabora
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  Minerva anestesiologica     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1827-1596     ISO Abbreviation:  Minerva Anestesiol     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375272     Medline TA:  Minerva Anestesiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Anesthesia and Reanimation, Vakıf Gureba Education and Research Hospital, ,stanbul, Türkiye - keremerkalp@hotmail.com.
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