Epidemiological characteristics of orbital cellulitis among adult population in the Split region, Croatia

  title={Epidemiological characteristics of orbital cellulitis among adult population in the Split region, Croatia},
  author={Milan Ivani{\vs}evi{\'c} and Petar Ivani{\vs}evi{\'c} and Mladen Le{\vs}in},
  journal={Wiener klinische Wochenschrift},
SummaryBackgroundThere are few diseases in ophthalmology which could have a fatal outcome, one of them is orbital cellulitis. The aim of this article is to give epidemiological analysis of orbital cellulitis in adult patients in the Split region, Croatia.MethodsThe study was based on a retrospective review of medical records of 53 adult patients with orbital cellulitis treated during the period of 26 years from 1991 to 2016 at the Department of Ophthalmology in the University Hospital of Split… 
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Current clinical diagnosis and management of orbital cellulitis
The goal of this review is to summarize the state of the art in diagnosis and management of orbital cellulitis and focused on the key articles which have changed clinical management of this disease.
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Current Trends in Treatment Outcomes of Orbital Cellulitis in a Tertiary Hospital in Southern Nigeria
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  • Medicine
    Nigerian journal of surgery : official publication of the Nigerian Surgical Research Society
  • 2016
Background: Orbital cellulitis refers to the inflammation or infection of the soft tissues of the orbit located behind the orbital septum. Aim: To determine the current trends in the outcomes
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It is concluded that preseptal and orbital cellulitis can be treated without any morbidity and mortality if it is diagnosed early and suitable antibiotic treatment is promptly instituted.
The prevalence of orbital complications among children and adults with acute rhinosinusitis.
Orbital complications of sinusitis are commoner in children than adults and have favorable prognosis and the majority of patients responded to medical treatment.
Acute orbital cellulitis--a review of 17 cases.
  • L. Seah, E. Fu
  • Medicine
    Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • 1997
Combined orbito-otorhinolaryngologic approach is recommended for drainage of orbital abscess with associated paranasal sinus infection and two out of 17 eyes lost vision despite intensive treatment.
Current treatment and outcome in orbital cellulitis
Despite its past history of severe morbidity and even mortality, adequately treated orbital cellulitis rarely has significant morbidity today.
Evaluation of orbital cellulitis and results of treatment.
Evaluation of orbital cellulitis and results of treatment
In order to determine the balance of treatment modalities which is most beneficial for certain disease presentations, a series of 303 patients with orbital cellulitis were reviewed and the anatomical and bacteriological etiology of the disease was determined in each case.
Periorbital cellulitis.
A retrospective study of clinical and laboratory data from 137 cases with orbital and periorbital cellulitis found that Hemophilus influenzae was the most frequently isolated pathogenic organism and it was necessary to operate on eight patients.
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The clinical profile of cases with preseptal and orbital cellulitis admitted to a tertiary care hospital during a period of nine years helped in identifying organisms which cause orbital infections, especially community-acquired MRSA.