CLOSTRIDIUM PERFRINGENS PANOPHTHALMITIS AFTER INTRAVITREAL ANTI–VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTOR INJECTION
This report describes a fulminant infection with Clostridium perfringens after an intravitreal anti–vascular endothelial growth factor injection.Methods:
This is a retrospective case review.Results:
Our patient's rapid infection eventually led to enucleation, despite broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy.Conclusion:
Reporting rare causes and common clinical findings of C. perfringens ocular infection may lead to earlier detection and intervention.