Abstract: We describe a patient with vision loss from an optic neuropathy caused by Propionibacterium acnes pachymeningitis. The patient's optic neuropathy was stabilized with appropriate antibiotic therapy.
Departments of Ophthalmology (O-OOA, BCS, KBD, BJK, JEAW), Radiology (EPQ), Pathology (CAP), and Neurology (KBD, BJK, JEAW), University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Address correspondence to Ore-ofe O. Adesina, MD, Cizik Eye Clinic, 6400 Fannin 18th Floor, Houston, TX 77030; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Supported in part by an unrestricted grant to the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences from Research to Prevent Blindness, Inc, New York, NY.
The authors report no conflicts of interest.