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Periorbital cellulitis

  • Alternative Names

    Preseptal cellulitis


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    Expectations (prognosis)


    Complications


    Calling your health care provider

    Although periorbital cellulitis rarely has complications, any infection near the eye and close to the brain is potentially serious. It is important to call your doctor immediately if you think that you or your child may have periorbital cellulitis.