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Orbital complications of sinusitis: avoid delays in diagnosis.
  1. J. P. Davis,
  2. M. P. Stearns
  1. Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK.


    Orbital cellulitis and abscess formation are uncommon complications of sinusitis. Early diagnosis and treatment are important to prevent blindness and intracranial complications. We present four consecutive cases referred over 2 years which demonstrate how diagnostic delays may occur and suggest a protocol to avoid similar delays.

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