Orbital cellulitis

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Progressively swollen right eye over the last couple of days. Red, swollen and hot to touch. Raised inflammatory markers.

Patient Data

Age: 7
Gender: Male

Right sided preseptal cellulitis with no collection or bone involvement, and no intracranial or sinus extension.

Case Discussion

When reviewing a case of cellulitis, ensure that there is no collection or bone involvement and make comment on the state of the sinuses and whether there is any intracranial extension. In this case, there are no associated complications.

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Case information

rID: 32195
Published: 18th Nov 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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