Journal article

Fungal endophthalmitis: A 20-year experience at a tertiary referral centre

Gursimrat K Bhullar, Rosie CH Dawkins, Rodger A Paul, Penelope J Allen

Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology | WILEY | Published : 2020

Abstract

IMPORTANCE: Fungal endophthalmitis is an uncommon and serious intraocular infection, often with poor outcomes. This study examines the trend in this disease over twenty years, to inform clinician decision-making and optimise patient outcomes. BACKGROUND: Due to infrequent presentation of fungal endophthalmitis, there is limited understanding to formulate a standardised approach to management. DESIGN: A prospective case series over the period January 1, 1999 to December 31, 2018. PARTICIPANTS: Patients with clinically diagnosed fungal endophthalmitis managed at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. METHODS: Review of the Victorian Endophthalmitis Registry for endopht..

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