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Orbital Cellulitis Complicated by Central Retinal Artery Occlusion.
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PMID:  23128536     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The authors present a case of a 16-year-old boy who sought treatment in Storm Eye Institute for orbital cellulitis complicated by central retinal artery occlusion. He was examined for severe signs of orbital cellulitis, including decreased vision and an afferent pupillary defect. Intravenous antibiotics failed to provide timely improvement, and the patient was surgically managed with endoscopic orbital decompression. An ocular examination under anesthesia revealed retinal ischemia in the affected eye, and fluorescein angiography confirmed the diagnosis of central retinal artery occlusion. The patient's vision improved slightly following resolution of the infection. Central retinal artery occlusion is a rare complication of orbital cellulitis in adults and has yet to be reported in the pediatric population.
Charles M Proctor; George N Magrath; Luis E Fernández de Castro; John H Johnson; Ronald G Teed
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-2
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1537-2677     ISO Abbreviation:  Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
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Created Date:  2012-11-6     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8508431     Medline TA:  Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Storm Eye Institute, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.
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