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Related to orbital abscess: Orbital cellulitis, Preseptal cellulitis, postseptal cellulitis
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symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue

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Orbital abscess (stage IV) is associated with severe proptosis and complete ophthalmoplegia (figure 3).
Open sinus surgery--primarily external ethmoidectomy and the Caldwell-Luc procedure--was widely used up unti l the early 1990s, and it is still considered the procedure of choice for most patients with severe complications of sinusitis or orbital abscess formation.
Chandler et al defined the five stages of orbital complications of sinusitis as inflammatory edema, orbital cellulitis, subperiosteal abscess, orbital abscess, and cavernous sinus thrombosis.
Key words: Antibiotherapy, ethmoidal sinusitis, orbital abscess, preceptal cellulitis
We present what to the best of our knowledge is the first reported case of an orbital abscess as a result of acute rhinosinusitis caused by obstruction of the middle meatus secondary to the impaction of a nasal foreign body in a child.