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Orbit. 1998 Dec;17(4):227-235.

Bacterial infections of the orbit.

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Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Abstract

This review of the literature on orbital infections focusses on bacterial infections of the preseptal space, subperiosteal abscesses, orbital phlegmon and orbital abscesses. The need for a timely diagnosis of and multidisciplinary approach to treatment of these infections, which may lead to life-threatening complications, is emphasized.

PMID:
12048702

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