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Acute bacterial conjunctivitis with conjunctival abscess

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim


Right eye swelling and pus discharge. His physician felt hard swelling during clinical examination.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Right preseptal conjunctival rim enhancing fluid collection abutting the anteromedial aspect of the globe with adjacent air loculi and preseptal soft tissue edema and swelling.

No deep post-septal intra-orbital inflammation, cystic collections or abscess formation.

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Case information

rID: 47418
Published: 15th Aug 2016
Last edited: 5th Sep 2020
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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