Anterior uveitis secondary to intracameral moxifloxacin: case report.

Project: Research Project

Project Details


Objective: to report a case of drug-induced anterior uveitis secondary to the use of intracameral moxifloxacin.

Clinical case: a 64-year-old Colombian patient presented severe eye pain and photophobia in his left eye 15 days after cataract surgery.

Evaluated by ophthalmology and glaucoma with evidence of pigment dispersion in the anterior chamber and chamber angle, severe inflammation of the anterior segment and elevated intraocular pressure.

A disease of viral origin was suspected, so treatment with antivirals, anti-inflammatories and hypotensive agents was started.

After the poor response to treatment, other triggers were evaluated, concluding that it was drug-induced anterior uveitis secondary to the use of intracameral moxifloxacin.

Conclusion and significance: This report is the second case published worldwide on drug-induced anterior uveitis secondary to the use of intracameral moxifloxacin, which provides evidence on the importance of postoperative follow-up by the anterior segment surgeon for early referral and treatment. of these cases.

Commitments / Obligations

As it is a case report, it does not require approval from the ethics committee.

The authors certify that they obtained informed consent and assent from the patient.

In these, the patient has given consent for their images and clinical information to be reported in the article.

The patient understands that neither her name nor her initials will be published and an effort will be made to keep her identity private, however, anonymity cannot be guaranteed.
Effective start/end date4/16/194/30/20

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  • SDG 4 - Quality Education

Main Funding Source

  • Installed Capacity (Academic Unit)


  • Bogotá D.C.


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