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March 21, 1980

Postpartum Candida Endophthalmitis

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

JAMA. 1980;243(11):1163-1165. doi:10.1001/jama.1980.03300370037025

Two patients experienced endogenous Candida endophthalmitis after childbirth. One case was successfully treated with vitrectomy and intravitreal injection of amphotericin B. Although rare, Candida endophthalmitis must be included in the differential diagnosis in the postpartum patient with visual symptoms.

(JAMA 243:1163-1165, 1980)