Periorbital Cellulitis

When to Obtain CT?

  • Eyelid swelling prevents adequate examination of the eye.
  • CNS involvement (ophthalmoplegia, lethargy, seizure, focal deficits, etc.)
  • Change in visual acuity
  • Proptosis
  • No improvement in 24 – 48 hours of appropriate therapy.
  • Clinical deterioration

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