Orbital cellulitis and intraconal abscess formation after strabismus surgery in an adult patient.

@article{Strul2014OrbitalCA,
  title={Orbital cellulitis and intraconal abscess formation after strabismus surgery in an adult patient.},
  author={Sasha Strul and Michael S McCracken and Kathryn Cunin},
  journal={Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus},
  year={2014},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={82-4}
}
We report a 60-year-old woman who presented with orbital cellulitis, restricted ocular motility, proptosis, and visual acuity of counting fingers in her left eye 3 days after strabismus surgery. Although she initially responded well to antibiotic and anti-inflammatory therapy, visual acuity in the left eye again decreased on postoperative day 5. Radiographic imaging revealed an intraconal orbital abscess, and she underwent left lateral orbitotomy with abscess drainage, with continued… CONTINUE READING