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symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue

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Surgical or medical management of sub periosteal orbital abscess in children: a critical appraisal of the literature.
Key words: Antibiotherapy, ethmoidal sinusitis, orbital abscess, preceptal cellulitis
Conversely, for WG patients on long-term immunosuppressive therapy, the sudden onset of orbital and ocular symptoms may herald an orbital abscess and not relapsing WG [21].
Greenberg MF, Pollard ZE Medical treatment of pediatric subperiosteal orbital abscess secondary to sinusitis.
1], [2] Orbital complications of sinusitis include edema, orbital cellulitis, subperiosteal abscess, orbital abscess, cavernous sinus thrombosis and in advanced stage intracranial complications such as meningitis and brain abscess.
This case report presents the detection of concurrent peritoncillary abscess, orbital abscess and pulmonary abscess, and the growth of the same microorganisms (Peptostreptococcus) in cultures taken from three different sites in a 14-yearold girl known to have been healthy previously and carrying no risk of AB.
Preseptal cellulitis, orbital cellulitis, subperiosteal abscess, orbital abscess and cavernous sinus thrombosis.
Three of the 43 patients also had other associated complications: one patient with periorbital cellulitis had meningitis, one patient with a subperiosteal abscess had an associated epidural abscess, and one patient with an orbital abscess was blind.