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Orbital Cellulitis Summary

Description: Inflammation of the loose connective tissues around the ORBIT, bony structure around the eyeball. It is characterized by PAIN; EDEMA of the CONJUNCTIVA; swelling of the EYELIDS; EXOPHTHALMOS; limited eye movement; and loss of vision.

Also Known As: Cellulitides, Orbital; Orbital Cellulitides; Cellulitis, Orbital

Networked: 124 relevant articles (5 outcomes, 5 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Orbital Cellulitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 3 outcomes in 46 results : IBA
  2. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  3. Sulbactam : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 19 Generic
  4. Clindamycin (Cleocin) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 19 Generic
  5. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 60 Generic
  6. Cefoperazone (Cefoperazone Sodium) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 3
  7. Steroids : 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  8. Prednisone (Sone) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 119 Generic
  9. Apolipoproteins C (ApoC) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  10. infliximab (Remicade) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 2
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Diseases Related to Orbital Cellulitis

  1. Abscess
  2. Infection
  3. Dacryocystitis (Dacryoadenitis)
  4. Retinoblastoma (Glioblastoma, Retinal)
  5. Inflammation
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Key Therapies for Orbital Cellulitis

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  1. Blepharoplasty : 5 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 4 results
  3. Cataract Extraction : 3 results
  4. Scleral Buckling : 2 results
  5. Radiotherapy : 2 results
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