Clinico-Radiological Quiz

Members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada may claim one non-certified credit per hour for this non-certified educational program.

P.K. Shenoy, MD, FRCS, DLO, FACS, ENT Service Chief, Campbellton Regional Hospital, Campbellton, NB, Canada.

Dr.K.B.Bali, MBBS, MS, FACS, Senior ENT Specialist,
Al Ain Hospital, Al Ain, UAE.

A 7-week-old child presented with left periorbital swelling. Clinical features, investigations, and treatment are discussed. If this condition is not treated properly, it can lead to a series of serious complications. A review of the literature is presented to avoid such complications.
Key Words: PCC (periorbital cellulitis with chemosis), OC (orbital cellulitis), preseptal cellulitis, OA (orbital abscess), SPA (subperiosteal abscess), ethmoidal sinusitis, periorbital swelling.