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Orbital disorders (smartypance.com)
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What is orbital cellulitis?
Inflammation of eye tissues
behind the orbital septum
. It most commonly refers to an acute spread of infection into the eye socket, usually from
. MC in ages 7-12
What are the common symptoms of orbital cellulitis?
Decreased extraocular movement, pain with movement of the eye and proptosis, signs of infection
What is the imaging modality of choice for the diagnosis of orbital cellulitis?
CT with contrast
What is best initial management of orbital cellulitis?
Hospitalization and IV broad-spectrum antibiotics.
is used in the empiric treatment of orbital cellulitis to cover methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
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