Oman Journal of Ophthalmology

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

Ocular Neisseria gonorrhea in a patient on immune checkpoint inhibitors


Anuoluwapo Sopeyin1, Michael Minchul Park1, Renelle Pointdujour-Lim2 
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

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Renelle Pointdujour-Lim
35 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06510
USA

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.


How to cite this article:
Sopeyin A, Park MM, Pointdujour-Lim R. Ocular Neisseria gonorrhea in a patient on immune checkpoint inhibitors.Oman J Ophthalmol 2021;14:198-200


How to cite this URL:
Sopeyin A, Park MM, Pointdujour-Lim R. Ocular Neisseria gonorrhea in a patient on immune checkpoint inhibitors. Oman J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2021 [cited 2022 Jan 17 ];14:198-200
Available from: https://www.ojoonline.org/article.asp?issn=0974-620X;year=2021;volume=14;issue=3;spage=198;epage=200;aulast=Sopeyin;type=0