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Orbital cellulitis as a sole symptom of odontogenic infection

By Dr. W.C. Ngeow


A case of periapical infection resulting in unilateral maxillary sinusitis and cellulitis of the ipsilateral lower eyelid is presented. The sole symptom was right orbital swelling. The possible pathway for the spread of this type of infection predisposing factors and possible complications are reviewed. The value of radiographic examination and antibiotic therapy are also discussed

Topics: JOURNALS, Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Year: 1999
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