Bacterial infections of the orbit

Orbit. 1998 Dec;17(4):227-235. doi: 10.1076/orbi.


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.