P.K. Shenoy, MD, FRCS, DLO, FACS, ENT Service Chief, Campbellton Regional Hospital, Campbellton, NB, Canada.
Dr.K.B.Bali, MBBS, MS, FACS, Senior ENT Specialist,
Al Ain Hospital, Al Ain, UAE.
A 7-week-old child presented with left periorbital swelling. Clinical features, investigations, and treatment are discussed. If this condition is not treated properly, it can lead to a series of serious complications. A review of the literature is presented to avoid such complications.
Key Words: PCC (periorbital cellulitis with chemosis), OC (orbital cellulitis), preseptal cellulitis, OA (orbital abscess), SPA (subperiosteal abscess), ethmoidal sinusitis, periorbital swelling.