A case of preseptal cellulitis

Clinical & Experimental Optometry : Journal of the Australian Optometrical Association
Paul Sanfilippo, Robyn Troutbeck

Abstract

Infection of the eyelids confined to the preseptal space is relatively common but potentially serious. It occurs with much greater frequency than do orbital infections and if left untreated, it has the potential to be life-threatening. We present a classic case of preseptal cellulitis and discuss how the optometrist can be involved in the diagnosis and management of this infectious disorder.

References

Aug 1, 1986·Australian and New Zealand Journal of Ophthalmology·M Lawless, F Martin

Related Concepts

Wymox
Phlegmon
Eyelid Diseases
Communicable Diseases
Orbit (Eye Disorders)
Penicillin

Related Feeds

Cellulitis

Cellulitis (erysipelas) is a recurring and debilitating bacterial infection of the skin and underlying tissue. Discover the latest research on cellulitis here.

Related Papers

Pediatric Dermatology
Hasibe ArtacIsmail Reisli
Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP
Tariq Farooq BabarMohammad Daud Khan
Journal of AAPOS : the Official Publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Dorothy J ReynoldsI Rand Rodgers
Arquivos brasileiros de oftalmologia
Marcia Clivati MartinsAntonio Augusto Velasco e Cruz
© 2021 Meta ULC. All rights reserved