Paediatric pre- and post-septal peri-orbital infections are different diseases. A retrospective review of 262 cases.


OBJECTIVE Peri-orbital infections can be classified as pre-septal or post-septal depending upon the location of the focus of infection. The ability to differentiate between these two is frequently difficult at the initial presentation, with marked orbital edema and pain limiting the ophthalmic examination. Hence, it is important to identify all the features… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2007.11.013