Pediatric Orbital Cellulitis

  • Etiology: sinogenic infection
  • Imaging: ethmoid / maxillary sinusitis, orbital septum is border between pre- and post septal space, pre-septal / post-septal cellulitis, periorbital / orbital cellulitis, subperiosteal / orbital abscess, nonopacificed cavernous sinus
  • Complications: subperiosteal abscess may be associated with thrombophlebitis of superior ophthalmic vein, orbital apex syndrome (deficits of cranial nerves 3 + 4), cavernous sinus thrombosis (deficits of cranial nerves 3, 4, 5, 6)

Radiology Cases of Orbital Cellulitis