Odontogenic subperiosteal abscess of orbit: a case report.

@article{Poon2001OdontogenicSA,
  title={Odontogenic subperiosteal abscess of orbit: a case report.},
  author={Tak Lap Poon and Wing Yi Lee and Wai Sun Ho and Kristine Kit Yi Pang and Carmen K M Wong},
  journal={Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia},
  year={2001},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={469-71}
}
Subperiosteal abscess of orbit is an uncommon but serious complication of orbital infection. We report a case of a 78 year old gentleman who presented with bilateral periorbital oedema and proptosis. Computerised tomography of orbit revealed bilateral dilated superior ophthalmic veins. Bilateral carotid-cavernous fistula was initially suspected. Serial… CONTINUE READING