Orbital Cellulitis: A Stagnant Diagnosis or an Evolving Disease
Title: Orbital Cellulitis: A Stagnant Diagnosis or an Evolving Disease
Author: Jim Bell, MD
Keywords/Main Subjects: Orbital cellulitis; Trauma; Pre-septal cellulitis; Leukocytosis; Pediatrics; Subperiosteal abscess; Surgical indications for abscess drainage; MRSA; Group A strep
Secondary CORE Category: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / Orbital Disorders / Infectious and Inflammatory Conditions
Diagnosis: Orbital Cellulitis
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of young boy who presented with orbital edema and erythema and chemosis. A discussion of the differences between pre-septal and orbital cellulitis is given. The pathophysiology, clinical course, and treatment of orbital cellulitis are discussed.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds