Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Case report
Favourable outcome in paediatric endogenous endophthalmitis secondary to Neisseria meningitidis following pars plana vitrectomy
  1. Amreen Qureshi,
  2. Jane Ashworth,
  3. Vinod Sharma and
  4. Tsveta Ivanova
  1. Ophthalmology Department, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Manchester, UK
  1. Correspondence to Miss Tsveta Ivanova; tsveta.ivanova{at}


Paediatric endogenous endophthalmitis is an uncommon but potentially devastating intraocular infection which should not be missed. Often cases present to the accident and emergency department. Accurate and prompt assessment is key in saving sight and life. We present one such case and how it was surgically managed.

  • retina
  • surgery
  • public health
  • paediatrics

Statistics from


  • Contributors AQ is the first author. TI, JA and VS have been involved in reviewing the article.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Parental/guardian consent obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.