A child with rapidly progressive necrotizing group a streptococcal Tenon's capsule infection one day after strabismus surgery.

Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

PubMedID: 26486034

Yau GL, Warder D, Farmer JP, Urton T, Strube YN. A child with rapidly progressive necrotizing group a streptococcal Tenon's capsule infection one day after strabismus surgery. J AAPOS. 2015;19(5):470-3.
Periorbital infections after strabismus surgery are rare. We describe the first reported case of necrotizing group A streptococcal infection of the conjunctiva and Tenon's capsule complicating uneventful strabismus surgery in a 23-month-old boy, successfully managed with conservative intraoperative debridement and with targeted local and systemic antibiotics.