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BMJ Case Rep. 2010; 2010: bcr01.2009.1514.
Published online Apr 29, 2010. doi:  10.1136/bcr.01.2009.1514
PMCID: PMC3047173
Novel treatment (new drug/intervention; established drug/procedure in new situation)
Novel antibiotic regime for pseudomonal scleritis complicating scleral buckling surgery
Deric De Wit and Douglas Newman
Addenbrookes Hospital, Ophthalmology, Hills Rd, Cambridge, CB2 2QQ, UK
Correspondence to Deric De Wit, dewitd/at/doctors.org.uk
Abstract
Pseudomonal scleritis complicating scleral buckling surgery is described in a patient unable to tolerate systemic side effects from aminoglycoside antibiotics. Particular reference is made to a novel antibiotic regimen comprising systemic ceftazidine and ciprofloxacin.
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