Medical therapy of metastatic meningococcal endophthalmitis

American Journal of Ophthalmology
W M JayK J Fritz

Abstract

We treated a 15-year-old girl who had meningococcal meningitis and metastatic endophthalmitis with large doses of intravenously administered penicillin G. The patient promptly improved with this therapy, and the visual axis completely cleared during the subsequent five months.

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Intravenous Injections
Meningitis, Meningococcal, Serogroup Y
Neisseria meningitidis
Infectious Endophthalmitis
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