n South African Journal of Child Health - The mystery of the disappearing eye : a neonatal case report : case report
|Article Title||The mystery of the disappearing eye : a neonatal case report : case report|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Child Health|
|Affiliations||1 University of Pretoria and 2 University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Feb 2014|
|Pages||34 - 36|
Neonatal endophthalmitis is a rare but life-threatening condition that can have both endogenous and exogenous origins. Early diagnosis and aggressive treatment are vitally important to prevent death and disability, but mortality rates remain high. This case report demonstrates the rapid progression of the condition, which resulted in severe morbidity.
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