- Following a penetrating injury of the globe (posttraumatic).
- From hematogenous spread of bacteria to the eye from a distant anatomical site (endogenous).
- Corneal edema.
- Frank hypopyon.
- "String of pearls" in vitreous.
- Filtering bleb.
- Fibrin clot in the anterior chamber (AC).
- Visual loss.
- Erythrocyte sedimentation rate.
- Blood urea nitrogen (BUN) & creatinine.
- Ocular ultrasound is helpful when positive findings are seen such as low amplitude mobile echoes, vitreous membranes, and thickening of retina and choroid; however, sensitivity is not high enough to rule out the diagnosis with a negative ultrasound.
- Cardiac imaging to rule out endocarditis.
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