Metasztatikus endophthalmitis tüdotranszplantáción atesett betegekben.

Translated title of the contribution: Metastatic endophthalmitis following lung transplantation

Eszter Csiszér, Zsuzsa Dóczy, Katalin Major, Katalin Füzesi, György Lang, Tibor Milibák, István Hatvani

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Intraocular septic--bacterial, viral or fungal--metastasis originating from an infectious focus is very rare but serious complication. The authors performed one enucleation and one evisceration on two patients because of endophthalmitis secondary to pulmonary infection following lung transplantation. The pathogens were Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Mycobacterium xenopi respectively. With this case report the authors aim to draw attention to a rare, but serious ophthalmic complication of organ transplantation: endophthalmitis; its early care, to help prevent the need for enucleation.

Translated title of the contributionMetastatic endophthalmitis following lung transplantation
Original languageHungarian
Pages (from-to)1719-1721
Number of pages3
JournalOrvosi hetilap
Issue number33
Publication statusPublished - Aug 15 2004

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    Csiszér, E., Dóczy, Z., Major, K., Füzesi, K., Lang, G., Milibák, T., & Hatvani, I. (2004). Metasztatikus endophthalmitis tüdotranszplantáción atesett betegekben. Orvosi hetilap, 145(33), 1719-1721.