Management implications of diagnosing orbital abscess as subperiosteal orbital abscess.

@article{Gavriel2010ManagementIO,
  title={Management implications of diagnosing orbital abscess as subperiosteal orbital abscess.},
  author={Haim Gavriel and Alex Kessler and Ephraim Eviatar},
  journal={Rhinology},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={
          90-4
        }
}
  • Haim Gavriel, Alex Kessler, Ephraim Eviatar
  • Published in Rhinology 2010
  • Medicine
  • OBJECTIVE Orbital complications of rhinosinusitis can be life-threatening. Accurate diagnosis by computerized tomography (CT) scanning, immediate administration of intravenous antibiotics and surgical drainage are the recommended management strategy. Faulty diagnosis by CT scan may lead to visual deterioration, intracranial complications and even fatality. The purpose of this study is to increase the awareness of the possibility of misdiagnosing orbital abscess (OA) as subperiosteal orbital… CONTINUE READING

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