Orbital abscess secondary to acute dacryocystitis: case report

Abscesso orbitário secundário à dacriocistite aguda: relato de caso

Marcia Clivati Martins José Reinaldo da Silva Ricardo Patrícia Mitiko Santello Akaishi Antonio Augusto Velasco e Cruz About the authors

Acute dacryocystitis usually induces preseptal infection. In rare instances the infection that is confined to the lacrimal sac can extend to the orbital contents resulting in orbital cellulitis. We present a case of intraconal abscess secondary to acute dacryocystitis and review the literature of orbital cellulitis resulting from acute lacrimal sac infection.

Lacrimal apparatus diseases; Dacryocystitis; Orbital diseases; Cellulitis; Abscess; Bacterial infections; Case reports


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