Pediatric Sinusitis and Subperiosteal Orbital Abscess Formation: Diagnosis and Treatment

  title={Pediatric Sinusitis and Subperiosteal Orbital Abscess Formation: Diagnosis and Treatment},
  author={Ellis M. Arjmand and Rodney P. Lusk and Harlan R. Muntz},
  journal={Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery},
  pages={886 - 894}
Twenty-two children with subperiosteal orbital abscesses were treated at St. Louis Children's Hospital between 1983 and 1992. Eighteen patients were otherwise in good health; four patients had cystic fibrosis, mucoceles, or were immunocompromised. All patients were treated with intravenous antibiotics and abscess drainage. CT scans were obtained preoperatively in each case. Ten patients were treated with endoscopic ethmoidectomy and abscess drainage, and 11 were treated with external… 

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