Management of medial subperiosteal abscess of the orbit in children--a 5 year experience.

@article{Pereira1997ManagementOM,
  title={Management of medial subperiosteal abscess of the orbit in children--a 5 year experience.},
  author={Kevin D Pereira and Ron B. Mitchell and Ramzi T. Younis and Rande H Lazar},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={1997},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={247-54}
}
A medial subperiosteal abscess (SPA) of the orbit is the most common serious complication of sinusitis in children. The distinction between SPA and the more benign pre-septal disease is difficult to make especially in a young child in whom an ophthalmological evaluation is often difficult. Computerised tomography (CT) is the investigation of choice in… CONTINUE READING