A rare cause of preseptal cellulitis: anthrax

Pediatric Dermatology
Hasibe ArtacIsmail Reisli

Abstract

Infection of the eyelids confined to the preseptal space is relatively common but potentially serious. We report a child with cutaneous anthrax to remind that the interesting contagious cause be included in the differential diagnosis of the preseptal cellulitis.

References

Nov 13, 2001·The New England Journal of Medicine·M N Swartz
Mar 1, 2003·Journal of Clinical Pathology·R C Spencer

Citations

Mar 13, 2015·International Ophthalmology·Grant GillilandConnor Gilliland

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