Late-onset postoperative Mycobacterium haemophilum endophthalmitis masquerading as inflammatory uveitis: a case report.
- Warinyupa Pinitpuwadol,
- Sucheera Sarunket,
- Sutasinee Boonsopon,
- Nattaporn Tesavibul,
- Pitipol Choopong
BMC Infect Dis 2018 02 7;18(1):70. Epub 2018 Feb 7.
Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, 2 Wanglang Road, Bangkok Noi, Bangkok, 10700, Thailand.
Background: Although atypical mycobacteria had been increasingly found in various ocular infections in the past decades, a slow-growing Mycobacterium haemophilum (M. haemophilum) was scarcely reported. Similar to tuberculous infection, the presentation can masquerade as low-grade granulomatous intraocular inflammation with partial response to corticosteroids. Read More