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Risk Factors and Clinical Findings for Opportunistic Fungal Endophthalmitis

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Fungi may colonize the eye during transient fungemia in susceptible patients. This may be initially asymptomatic but later can progress to cause significant morbidity and even blindness. Any patient at risk should be screened for retinal lesions, especially when a deep fungal infection is suspected.

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