Clinical implications of orbital cellulitis.

  title={Clinical implications of orbital cellulitis.},
  author={K. R. Jackson and Shan R. Baker},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={96 5},
Periorbital and orbital cellulitis are clearly two distinct disorders with different etiologies. Periorbital cellulitis is well-documented as a more common infectious process limited to the eyelids in the preseptal region. In contrast, orbital cellulitis represents a more severe, but less common, infection of the orbit posterior to the septum with or without subperiosteal abscess, orbital abscess, or cavernous sinus thrombosis. A retrospective review of the clinical and laboratory data of 137… CONTINUE READING