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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 198-200

Ocular Neisseria gonorrhea in a patient on immune checkpoint inhibitors

1 Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
2 Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Yale School of Medicine; Yale Smilow Cancer Center, New Haven, CT, USA

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Dr. Renelle Pointdujour-Lim
35 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06510
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ojo.ojo_331_20

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Although immune checkpoint inhibitors have revolutionized the treatment of cancers, their role in the pathogenesis of chronic infections remains unclear. Here, we present the case of a patient on a cocktail of checkpoint inhibitors who presented with severe bilateral gonococcal conjunctivitis, orbital cellulitis and vitritis, without a history of genital infection.

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