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)
Cantrill HL, Rodman WP, Ramsay RC, Knobloch WH. Postpartum Candida Endophthalmitis. JAMA. 1980;243(11):1163–1165. doi:10.1001/jama.1980.03300370037025
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