J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2017 Aug 14. Epub 2017 Aug 14.
Oxford Eye Hospital, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, UK.
Sickle cell orbitopathy is a rare manifestation of a sickle cell crisis and can closely mimic orbital cellulitis, both clinically and radiologically. We present a case where a child presented with what was thought to be orbital cellulitis and was treated accordingly. Subtle radiologic features of sickle cell orbitopathy were initially overlooked, resulting in an incorrect diagnosis and a treatment delay for the patient. Read More