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Severe life threatening infection of orbit is called as orbital cellulitis which can be due to many causes. A skill to recognize the disease early and give prompt treatment is very essential for any ...

Severe life threatening infection of orbit is called as orbital cellulitis which can be due to many causes. A skill to recognize the disease early and give prompt treatment is very essential for any ophthalmologist

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    • DR. ANKIT M. PUNJABI (DOMS) DR. MRINMAYEE GHATAK (DOMS) Dept. of Ophthalmology, KIMS Hospital, Bangalore Karnataka, INDIA Email: drankitalways@gmail.com
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      • 0.5 to 3 % - acute sinusitis- orbital involvement
      • Free vascular communication – orbit & sinuses
      • Thin bone, neurovascular passage, naturally occurring defects in the bone
      • Communication of infectious material – ethmoidal air cells & subperiorbital space
      • Orbital fractures
      • Mucoceles- mucus filled cysts- pressure erosion- infected- mucopyoceles- cellulitis
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      • Endogenous causes
      • Exogenous causes
      • Extend extraocularly to involve orbit
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      • With Gadolinium contrast enhancement orbital cellulitis – smearing or linear streaking of normal fat shadows, on T2 weighted images
      • Superior to CT in Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis
      • Help in planning of surgery & evaluation of therapy
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