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Monocular loss of vision following an open tibial fracture: a case of Enterococcus casseliflavus endogenous endophthalmitis
  1. Alastair Stephens1,
  2. Chrishnepriya Sivapathasuntharam2 and
  3. Hannah K James1,3
  1. 1Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital, Coventry, UK
  2. 2Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Reading, UK
  3. 3Clinical Trials Unit, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Hannah K James; H.Smith.1{at}


Rare intraocular complication in a healthy immunocompetent patient with an atypical organism following presumed haematogenous spread after a highly contaminated open tibial fracture.

  • orthopaedics
  • ophthalmology
  • eye

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  • Contributors AS: Manuscript writing, review of records, approval of final version. CS: Review of records, critical revision, editing and approval of final version. HKJ: Concept, manuscript writing, editing and approval of final version.

  • 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.

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

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