Definitions for "Orbital Cellulitis"
Inflammation of the orbital contents posterior to the orbital septum. F G I J K L NO PQ RS TU VWXYZ Acronyms
Infection or inflammation of soft tissues of the eye including the eyeball, orbital fat and muscles of the eye. Often spreads from adjacent sinuses.
Inflammation of the tissues surrounding the eye.
The Condition"...Complications can include ... Cavernous venous sinus thrombosis..."
Is a serious infection of the orbital tissues. It requires special attention because the lymphatic drainage of the orbit is directly to the cavernous sinus. Consequently cavernous sinus thrombosis is an important complication.
Keywords:  ocular, emergency
an ocular emergency
The Condition"...Treatment consists of IV fluids with antibiotics..."