Clinico-Radiological Quiz

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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.


Keep up the good work. Nicely presented and very good graphics.

Good graphics and a new summary of the case.

good review of a case not commonly seen in daily practice

excellent presentation

I write to confirm the CME value of this sort of a case presentation, not so often seen of late. In this presentation, the graphic features identified with the history alongside does make its mark. HJ.

How much more prevalent is preseptal cellulitis on the left, markedly so or only a few percent? You should have included that information.

Exact number or percentage was not given in the reference literature, though mentioned it was seen more commonly on the left side due to unknown reason.

Good presentation