Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ASOP)

Case Report Volume 3 Issue 9

Endogenous Endophthalmitis in a Two-Week-Old Neonate with Hypofibrinogenemia

Ahlam Al-Hamhami1, Anuradha Ganesh2*, Maha Mameesh1,3, Sana Al-Zuhaibi1, Sameer Raniga S4, Yasser Wali5,6 and Abdullah Al-Mujaini1

1Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
2Nizwa Hospital, Sultanate of Oman
3Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
4Department of Radiology, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
5Department of Child Health, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
6Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt

*Corresponding Author: Anuradha Ganesh, Senior Consultant, Departments of Ophthalmology, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.

Received: August 14, 2020; Published: August 25, 2020



We report a two-week-old neonate with congenital hypofibrinogenemia and neonatal sepsis who developed left endogenous endophthalmitis. Gram positive bacillus Rothia dentocariosa and Gram negative bacillus E. coli were isolated from blood culture. Despite early initiation of both topical and systemic antibiotic therapy the baby had a deteriorating course and the eye was eviscerated.

Keywords: Hypofibrinogenemia; Septicemia; Endogenous Endophthalmitis; R. dentocariosa; E. coli; Evisceration



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Citation: Anuradha Ganesh., et al. “Endogenous Endophthalmitis in a Two-Week-Old Neonate with Hypofibrinogenemia”.Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 3.9 (2020): 40-44.


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