Eyes, ears, nose and throat
Age-related macular degeneration
Retinopathy of prematurity
Conductive hearing loss
Eustachian tube dysfunction
Tympanic membrane perforation
Acoustic neuroma (schwannoma)
Temporomandibular joint dysfunction
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Retropharyngeal and peritonsillar abscesses
Thyroglossal duct cyst
Eye conditions: Refractive errors, lens disorders and glaucoma: Pathology review
Eye conditions: Retinal disorders: Pathology review
Eye conditions: Inflammation, infections and trauma: Pathology review
Vertigo: Pathology review
Nasal, oral and pharyngeal diseases: Pathology review
Thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer: Pathology review
Parathyroid disorders and calcium imbalance: Pathology review
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Periorbital cellulitis or preseptal cellulitis is an inflammation and infection of the eyelid and portions of skin around the eye, anterior to the orbital septum. It may be caused by breaks in the skin around the eye, and a subsequent spread of bacteria into the eyelid; infection of the sinuses around the nose (sinusitis); or from the spread of an infection elsewhere through the blood. Symptoms include eyelid redness, swelling, and tenderness around the eye, as well as fever and eyelid drooping. It is important to seek medical attention for periorbital cellulitis as it can cause serious complications if left untreated. Treatment typically includes antibiotics and may also include incision and drainage if an abscess is present.
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