Sanket Parajuli1* and Angira Shrestha2
1Reiyukai Eiko Masunaga Eye Hospital, Banepa, Nepal
2Dhulikhel Hospital, Kathmandu University Hospital, Dhulikhel, Kavre, Nepal
*Corresponding Author: Sanket Parajuli, Reiyukai Eiko Masunaga Eye Hospital, Banepa, Nepal.
Received: June 16, 2020; Published: July 06, 2020
53 old female presented with fever with chills, multiple episodes of vomiting, shortness of breath and decreased urine output along with ocular complain of redness of both eyes since 2 days. Both eye episcleritis and non-granulomatous anterior uveitis was present. Sputum culture showed Burkholderia pseudomallei sensitive to Meropenem, co-trimazole and ciprofloxacin. Diagnosis of Melioidosis and patient was quickly switched to intravenous Meropenem and oral Sulfamethoxazole 800mg and trimethoprim 160 mg BD which was continued for next 10 days. Topical prednisolone acetate 1% was also prescribed which resolved the episcleritis and uveitis within next 10 days.
Keywords: Uveitis; Melioidosis; B. pseudomallei
Citation: Sanket Parajuli and Angira Shrestha. “Bilateral Non Granulomatous Anterior Uveitis from Melioidosis”.Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 3.8 (2020): 03-05.
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