Chandler classification of orbital infections (diagram)

Case contributed by Travis Fahrenhorst-Jones

Simplified diagrams of the Chandler classification system of orbital infections:

  • type I: periorbital (preseptal) cellulitis 
  • type II: orbital (postseptal) cellulitis 
  • type III: subperiosteal abscess 
  • type IV: orbital abscess
  • type V: cavernous sinus thrombosis 

Case Discussion

See article on Chandler classification of orbital infections for more information. 

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