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What is preseptal cellulitis?

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Preseptal cellulitis (periorbital cellulitis) is infection of the eyelid and surrounding skin anterior to the orbital septum Preseptal cellulitis causes tenderness, swelling, and redness or discoloration (violaceous in the case of H. influenzae) of the eyelid. Patients may be unable to open their eyes, but visual acuity remains normal. Treatment is with antibiotics.

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Preseptal cellulitis (periorbital cellulitis) is infection of the eyelid and surrounding skin anterior to the orbital septum Preseptal cellulitis causes tenderness, swelling, and redness or discoloration (violaceous in the case of H. influenzae) of the eyelid. Patients may be unable to open their eyes, but visual acuity remains normal. Treatment is with antibiotics.


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