Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2021 04 28;4:CD013535. Epub 2021 Apr 28.
Pediatric Outcomes Research Team, Division of Pediatric Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.
Background: Periorbital and orbital cellulitis are infections of the tissue anterior and posterior to the orbital septum, respectively, and can be difficult to differentiate clinically. Periorbital cellulitis can also progress to become orbital cellulitis. Orbital cellulitis has a relatively high incidence in children and adults, and potentially serious consequences including vision loss, meningitis, and death. Read More