Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Print ISSN: 2395-1443

Online ISSN: 2395-1451

CODEN : IJCEKF

Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology (IJCEO) is open access, a peer-reviewed medical journal, published quarterly, online, and in print, by the  Innovative Education and Scientific Research Foundation (IESRF) since 2015. To fulfill our aim of rapid dissemination of knowledge, we publish articles ‘Ahead of Print’ on acceptance. In addition, the journal allows free more...


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Case Report


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596-598


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Rehna Rasheed*, Gopal S Pillai, Rughani Shreeya Pareshbhai, Natasha Radhakrishnan, Kiran Krishnankutty Remadevi


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A rare association of retinal capillaritis with Klebsiella liver abscess


Case Report

Author Details : Rehna Rasheed*, Gopal S Pillai, Rughani Shreeya Pareshbhai, Natasha Radhakrishnan, Kiran Krishnankutty Remadevi

Volume : 7, Issue : 3, Year : 2021

Article Page : 596-598

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijceo.2021.117



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Abstract

A 32-year-old male, diagnosed with liver abscess presented with sudden painless decreased vision in both eyes. Ophthalmological examination showed retinal capillaritis with cystoid macular edema. Pus from the liver abscess yielded Klebsiella pneumoniae. After drainage of liver abscess and systemic antibiotics, patient’s vision improved in both eyes with complete resolution of the macular edema. This is a rare case of retinal capillaritis associated with Klebsiella liver abscess.
 

Keywords: Retinal capillaritis, Klebsiella liver abscess, Cystoid macula edema.


How to cite : Rasheed R, Pillai G S, Pareshbhai R S, Radhakrishnan N, Remadevi K K, A rare association of retinal capillaritis with Klebsiella liver abscess. Indian J Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2021;7(3):596-598

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