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Orbital cellulitis protocol, ENT department

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The differentiation between preseptal and deep orbital cellulitis is difficult based on clinical observation, and clinical presentation may not always reflect underlying disease severity. Subtle pathology may evolve into severe pathology quickly. 

This protocol is for use by clinicians and is based on best practice at RHC Glasgow. 

Editorial Information

Last reviewed: 07 January 2019

Next review: 07 January 2022

Author(s): Tash Kunanandam

Version: 1.3

Approved By: Paediatric & Neonatal Clinical Risk & Effectiveness Committee