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121. Orbital Infections (Follow-up)

. Clinical inquiries. What is the best initial treatment for orbital cellulitis in children?. J Fam Pract . 2007 Aug. 56(8):662-4. . Aygün D, Doğan C, Hepokur M, Arslan OŞ, Çokuğraş H, Camcıoglu Y. Evaluation of patients with orbital infections. Turk Pediatri Ars . 2017 Dec. 52 (4):221-225. . Donahue SP, Schwartz G. Preseptal and orbital cellulitis in childhood. A changing microbiologic spectrum. Ophthalmology . 1998 Oct. 105(10):1902-5; discussion 1905-6. . Farnath D. Ocular infections. Infectious (...) , glaucoma, optic neuritis, central retinal artery occlusion, or optic nerve infection (10-33%) Cavernous sinus thrombosis – Usually die of meningitis or other CNS infection (30% mortality) Intracranial involvement (20-40% mortality) Previous References Mathew A, Craig E, Al-Mahmoud R, Batty R, Raghavan A, Mordekar S, et al. Paediatric Post-septal and Pre-septal Cellulitis: 10-year Experience at a Tertiary-level Children's Hospital. Br J Radiol . 2013 Nov 28. . Nemet AY, Ferencz JR, Segal O, Meshi

2014 eMedicine Emergency Medicine

122. Chronic keratoconjunctivitis with dermatitis as a presenting sign of child abuse. (PubMed)

Chronic keratoconjunctivitis with dermatitis as a presenting sign of child abuse. A 13-month-old girl presented with chronic keratoconjunctivitis with dermatitis. She was initially diagnosed with corneal abrasion and mild preseptal cellulitis and was treated with topical and oral antibiotics. After failing to respond to standard therapy, she was eventually identified as a victim of abuse. We discuss key findings that could have provoked earlier recognition.Copyright © 2012 American Association

2012 JAAPOS - Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

123. Orbital involvement in Pott's puffy tumor: a systematic review of published cases. (PubMed)

). The authors reviewed all cases of PPT, selecting those explicitly describing orbital complications associated with PPT.We screened 139 articles, of which 93 reported cases of PPT. Of these, 35 articles described a total of 42 cases presenting simultaneous orbital complications. Eyelid and/or periorbital edema was the most common finding in patients with orbital involvement, and preseptal cellulitis is by far the most prevalent orbital complication in PPT. Postseptal involvement (orbital cellulitis

2012 American journal of rhinology & allergy

124. Ocular Emergencies

in nonselected subjects: the Rotterdam Study. Invest Ophthalmolol V is Sci 1997;38:2683–7. ocular movements. The eye and surrounding tissue will be chemotic and visual acuity may be poor 2 (Figure 5). History may indicate a specific cause, including extension of an existing infection of the paranasal sinuses or adjacent structures and from inoculation as a result of recent facial trauma or surgery. It is important to differentiate orbital cellulitis from the more common preseptal cellulitis. Preseptal (...) cellulitis rarely exhibits localised swelling which may mimic proptosis, however the eye is not proptosed and ocular movements are normal. Preseptal cellulitis rarely affects v i s i o n o r p r e s e n t s w i t h r e d e y e . U n t r e a t e d o r b i t a l c e l l u l i t i s c a n l e a d t o meningitis, brain abscess and cavernous sinus thrombosis, therefore immediate specialised care and hospitalisation is required. 1 Signs of deterioration may include binocular involvement and an increase

2008 The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

125. Sinusitis

between/behind the eyes, the sides of the upper part of the nose (the ), and headaches (J01.2/J32.2) – can cause pain or pressure behind the eyes, but is often in the , over the , or the back of the head. Complications [ ] Stage Description I Preseptal cellulitis II Orbital cellulitis III Subperiosteal abscess IV Orbital abscess V Cavernous sinus septic thrombosis The proximity of the brain to the sinuses makes the most dangerous complication of sinusitis, particularly involving the frontal (...) spread to the orbit may result in periorbital , subperiosteal , orbital cellulitis, and abscess. Orbital cellulitis can complicate acute if anterior and posterior enables the spread of the infection to the lateral or orbital side of the . Sinusitis may extend to the , where it may cause cavernous sinus , retrograde , and epidural, subdural, and brain abscesses. Orbital symptoms frequently precede intracranial spread of the infection . Other complications include sinobronchitis, maxillary

2012 Wikipedia

126. Acute bacterial rhinosinusitis and its complications in our pediatric otolaryngological department between 1997 and 2006. (PubMed)

age range was between 3 and 6 years. The highest number of admissions occurred in March. The maxillary sinus was most frequently involved. Orbital complications were observed in 150 patients: 126 cases of preseptal cellulitis, 9 of orbital cellulitis, 4 of subperiosteal abscess, and 11 of orbital abscess. Further two children were diagnosed with intracranial complications, four patients presented with osteomyelitis and the remaining one exhibited mucocele. Streptococcus pneumoniae was the most

2009 International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology

127. Pediatric subperiosteal orbital abscess secondary to acute sinusitis: a 5-year review. (PubMed)

the patients who were admitted to the Pediatric Surgical Ward in Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, Malaysia, between January 2004 and May 2009 were retrospectively reviewed. Records of patients who presented with preseptal cellulitis, orbital cellulitis, subperiosteal abscess (extraconal), orbital abscess (intraconal), and cavernous sinus thrombosis were closely studied. Ophthalmology consultations were obtained in all these cases. Ultimately, 3 patients having SPOA secondary to acute sinusitis were (...) with preexisting risk factors and immature immunity are at risk of severe and rare infections. Contrast-enhanced paranasal sinus computed tomographic scan is mandatory and reliable to differentiate preseptal and postseptal orbital infection, as both conditions can present similarly and rapidly deteriorate. In the contrast-enhanced computed tomography-demonstrable SPOA, endoscopic sinus surgery drainage of the abscess proved to be safe and reliable as the main treatment modality. All patients recovered well

2009 American Journal of Otolaryngology

128. In-Patient Preseptal Cellulitis: Experience from a Tertiary Eye Care Center. (PubMed)

In-Patient Preseptal Cellulitis: Experience from a Tertiary Eye Care Center. To describe causes of preseptal cellulitis (PSC) and outcome of treatment in patients admitted to a tertiary eye-care centre.A 15-year (January 1991 to December 2005) review of inpatients with clinical signs and symptoms or radiological evidence suggestive of PSC was conducted. Patients with infection anterior to the orbital septum which is characterised by acute onset of eyelid oedema, tenderness, erythema, warmth

2008 British Journal of Ophthalmology

129. Conservative treatment in rhinosinusitis orbital complications in children aged 2 years and younger. (PubMed)

of hospitalization was 3.6 days for preseptal cellulitis and 6.5 for postseptal cellulitis.SOC secondary to ARS mandates meticulous multidisciplinary follow-up in hospital. CT scan and surgery are indicated in cases of ophthalmoplegia, proptosis, decreased visual acuity or failure of conservative treatment within 48 hours. However, most children aged 2 and younger respond well to conservative treatment and no surgical intervention is required. (...) were reviewed retrospectively. Parameters recorded included age, gender, clinical symptoms and signs, CT findings, duration of hospitalization, treatment before and during admission, cultures and outcome.Forty-eight children were diagnosed with periorbital cellulitis, 4 with subperiosteal abscess and none with orbital abscess or cavernous sinus thrombosis. All were managed conservatively except 1 who underwent surgery. CT scan performed in 8 children revealed sinusitis in only 7. Average length

2008 Rhinology

130. Orbital Swellings

that apparently trivial injuries with little lacerations may lead to lid swelling and an infection associated with a retained foreign body. Infective See the separate article on (this includes details on the less serious condition of preseptal cellulitis). Hydatid cyst . In parts of Africa, particularly Northern Kenya, is common, and it may cause proptosis. Very careful surgical excision can be performed, but it is important not to rupture the cyst. Disorders of soft tissues and extraocular muscles Graves (...) may find one of our more useful. In this article In This Article Orbital Swellings In this article When you are presented with a patient with orbital swelling, there are three questions you need to answer: What could this be? Is this swelling of something within the orbit (eg, thyroid eye disease)? Is it a bony problem (eg, congenital or trauma)? Could this be a more external soft tissue problem (eg, orbital cellulitis) or even not an orbital problem at all but one adjacent to it that appears

2008 Mentor

131. Ophthalmia Neonatorum

common types of bacterial infection are: Gonorrhoeal infection - typically, 2-5 days after birth but it may occur later: hyperacute conjunctival injection and chemosis, lid oedema and severe purulent discharge. There may be associated corneal ulceration and perforation. Chlamydial infection - 5-12 days after birth (some report up to 28 days after birth): unilateral/bilateral watery discharge which becomes copious and purulent later on. There may be associated preseptal cellulitis and, less commonly (...) or the eyelids being swollen. Refer all newborns with red and sticky eyes [ ] . Investigations [ , ] For the GP : as above, a neonate with red and sticky eyes or with very profuse discharge or swollen eyelids/surrounding cellulitis should be referred immediately for specialist assessment. In the absence of red flags, a baby under a month old with sticky eyes not being referred should have swabs taken of the pustular material for bacterial culture and for chlamydia. Some laboratories can do a combined

2008 Mentor

132. External Eye - Lashes Eyelids and Lacrimal System

. Treatment is withdrawal of the offending agent ± a short course of mild steroid cream. Atopic dermatitis (eczema) . There is thickening, crusting and vertical fissuring of the lids. Treatment is with emollients and mild topical steroid creams. Infections [ ] A wide variety of infections can occur around the external eye: Preseptal or orbital cellulitis . This is discussed in the separate article. Varicella zoster . This causes a widespread vesicular rash, primarily affecting the head neck and trunk (...) is not appropriate for children. Symptoms resolve rapidly following stye rupture/drainage. Consider referral if there are symptoms/signs of associated cellulitis (preseptal or orbital) or if the patient is systemically unwell. Also, consider referring if the stye is persistent or particularly large and painful and has not responded to conservative treatment. If the stye has an atypical appearance or recurs in the same location, think of the possibility of malignancy. Cysts . Various cysts can arise around

2008 Mentor

133. Exophthalmos

, and the common causal link with underlying (thyroid) disease has been known since antiquity. [ , ] In adults, thyroid orbitopathy is the most common cause of unilateral and bilateral exophthalmos. In children, unilateral exophthalmos is commonly caused by orbital cellulitis, whereas neuroblastoma and leukaemia are likely if the condition is bilateral. Anatomy [ , ] The orbit is a pear-shaped cavity, the 'stalk' being formed by the optic canal. Its rigid walls provide a protective space for the globe and its (...) disease, is the most common cause of exophthalmos. It may be unilateral or bilateral, and is covered in a separate article. Infection are important and potentially sight-threatening causes of exophthalmos due to preseptal infection and swelling. It is most commonly due to spread of infection from the sinuses or through the blood. It is covered in detail in a separate article. Inflammatory disease Description : idiopathic orbital inflammatory disease (IOID) - previously called an orbital pseudotumour

2008 Mentor

134. Antimicrobial Eye Preparations

: glands Recurrence and spread to develop preseptal cellulitis Conjunctiva Usually trivial; if prolonged, cicatrisation and poor tear film Cornea Scarring, opacification; when severe: ulceration, perforation Intraocular Retinal damage, severe sight impairment Most superficial infections are benign and can be adequately managed in the community; however, in certain predisposed individuals infection can be severe, prolonged and potentially sight-threatening. Such patients include the following: contact (...) examples. Cellulitis Preseptal cellulitis - mostly caused by S.aureus but H. influenzae is also a culprit. Periorbital swelling and erythema, may be a history of sinusitis and there is no restriction/pain on moving the eyes. Flucloxacillin, 500 mg, six-hourly for seven days and metronidazole, 400 mg, eight-hourly for seven days (or if penicillin-sensitive, erythromycin, 500 mg, six-hourly for seven days) [ ] . Orbital cellulitis - pathogens include: Streptococcus pneumoniae , Streptococcus pyogenes , S

2008 Mentor

135. Dacryocystitis and Canaliculitis

being experienced by some). Therefore, look just lateral and below the bridge of the nose for: Excess tears (epiphora) - almost invariably. Pain. Redness. Swelling. The patient may complain of decreased visual acuity owing to the excess tears and an abnormal tear composition. [ ] Examination will reveal a tender, tense, red swelling (± preseptal cellulitis in severe cases). Mucopurulent discharge can be expressed from the punctum. There may be a fever and an elevated leukocyte count too. Chronic (...) rates according to the Eye (Lond). 2008 Dec22(12):1483-7. Epub 2007 Aug 24. ; Process of spontaneous resolution in the conservative management of congenital dacryocystocele. Clin Ophthalmol. 2014 Feb 268:465-9. doi: 10.2147/OPTH.S58342. eCollection 2014. ; Management of preseptal and orbital cellulitis. Saudi J Ophthalmol. 2011 Jan25(1):21-9. doi: 10.1016/j.sjopt.2010.10.004. Epub 2010 Dec 10. ; Primary canaliculitis. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Nov-Dec25(6):481-4. ; Diagnosis of lacrimal

2008 Mentor

136. Orbital Cellulitis

Orbital Cellulitis Orbital and Preseptal Cellulitis Medical Information | Patient TOPICS Try our Symptom Checker TREATMENT RESOURCES Try our Symptom Checker PROFESSIONAL Upgrade to Patient Pro / / Search Orbital and Preseptal Cellulitis Authored by , Reviewed by | Last edited 10 Nov 2016 | Certified by This article is for Medical Professionals Professional Reference articles are designed for health professionals to use. They are written by UK doctors and based on research evidence, UK (...) and European Guidelines. You may find one of our more useful. In this article In This Article Orbital and Preseptal Cellulitis In this article Description [ ] Orbital cellulitis Orbital cellulitis is a potentially sight-threatening and life-threatening (but uncommon) ophthalmic emergency characterised by infection of the soft tissues behind the orbital septum. It can occur at any age, although it is most commonly seen in children. It usually originates from locally spreading infection [ ] . Orbital

2008 Mentor

137. Pediatric Zylet Safety and Efficacy Study

the 14 day study medication treatment duration Use of topical ophthalmic antibiotics (other than the study medication) within 72 hours before and during the study History of ocular surgery, including laser procedures, within the past six months Anticipation that surgical intervention for lid inflammation will be required prior to completion of the study Subjects with suspected vernal conjunctivitis, glaucoma of any kind, viral or bacterial conjunctivitis, preseptal cellulitis requiring systemic

2007 Clinical Trials

138. Comparison of Combination Antibiotics Eyedrop to Artificial Tear in Hordeolum After Incision and Curettage

, Older Adult) Sexes Eligible for Study: All Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No Criteria Inclusion Criteria: at least 5-millimeters hordeolum the onset within 7 days Exclusion Criteria: previous incision and curettage of the same site within 1 month or more than 3 times lesions in the adjacent areas suggesting of complications associated with hordeolum such as preseptal cellulitis or blepharitis The patients with immunodeficiency, history of bleeding tendency allergy to aminoglycoside, polymyxin B

2007 Clinical Trials

139. Subcutaneous extralesional triamcinolone acetonide injection versus conservative management in the treatment of chalazion. (PubMed)

, and chloramphenicol 1% ointment 4 times a day. In group 2, 16 patients were treated with 0.3 mL triamcinolone acetonide (10 mg/mL) injection to the subcutaneous tissue extralesionally via the percutaneous route. Exclusion criteria were: acutely infected chalazion with preseptal cellulitis, recurrent chalazion, small chalazion (< or =2 mm), and prior treatment to chalazion.Size of chalazion, recurrence of chalazion, intra-ocular pressure, and complications from treatment, including skin pigmentary change

2006 Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi / Hong Kong Academy of Medicine

140. Primary Nocardia brasiliensis of the eyelid. (PubMed)

Primary Nocardia brasiliensis of the eyelid. To report a rare case of lymphocutaneous Nocardia brasiliensis originating in the eyelid.Observational case report.The clinical presentation, workup, and treatment of a case of lymphocutaneous Nocardia brasiliensis originating in the eyelid are presented.The patient presented with a preseptal cellulitis from an abrasion of the eyelid that progressed to submandibular lymph node suppuration. Culture was performed, and a diagnosis of lymphocutaneous (...) Nocardia brasiliensis was made.Nocardia brasiliensis may cause a lymphocutaneous infection of the face and must be considered in the differential diagnosis of preseptal cellulitis.

2004 American Journal of Ophthalmology

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