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Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 923857, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/923857
Clinical Study

Outcomes of Late-Onset Bleb-Related Endophthalmitis Treated with Pars Plana Vitrectomy

Department of Ophthalmology, The University of Tokyo Hospital, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan

Received 21 April 2015; Revised 27 July 2015; Accepted 28 July 2015

Academic Editor: Theodore Leng

Copyright © 2015 Kazuyoshi Ohtomo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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