Disease Information for Endophthalmitis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Acute Painful Vision Loss
Acute Vision Loss
Blindness/sudden/unilateral
Blindness/unilateral
Corneal opacity
Eye Pain, Unilateral
Eyelids swollen/unilateral
Proptosis,unilateral
Unilateral puffy eyelid/edema
White light reflex/eye unilateral
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Blindness
Blindness in Children
Glaucoma, secondary
HIV/Eye Infection
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Infection/Purulent/pyogenic/suppurative (ex)
Class
CLASS/Ophthalmology Specialty Population
CLASS/Ophthalmology disorders
CLASS/Eye involvement/disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
SX/Eye Surgery
Definition

Suppurative inflammation of the tissues of the internal structures of the eye; not all layers of the uvea are affected. Fungi, necrosis of intraocular tumors, and retained intraocular foreign bodies often cause a purulent endophthalmitis.

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