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Metastatic endophthalmitis caused by Clostridium perfringens.
  1. V. Nangia and
  2. C. Hutchinson
  1. University of Aberdeen, Sir Andrew and Lady Lewis Department of Opthalmology, Medical School, Foresterhill, Aberdeen.


    A case of metastatic endophthalmitis due to Clostridium perfringens originating from the biliary tract is reported. The grave visual prognosis and the importance of early detection and treatment of the primary source of infection are emphasised.

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