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Orbital Cellulitis and Periorbital Infections

  • Michael T. Yen
  • Thomas E. Johnson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Karima S. Khimani, Kimberly G. Yen
    Pages 1-9
  3. Preeti J. Thyparampil, Michael T. Yen
    Pages 11-21
  4. Paul D. Chamberlain, Rod Foroozan
    Pages 23-34
  5. Christie M. Malayil Lincoln, Tomas Uribe, Peter Fata, Shalini V. Mukhi
    Pages 35-54
  6. Janice C. Liao, Gerald J. Harris
    Pages 55-63
  7. Andrew J. Victores, Masayoshi Takashima
    Pages 75-87
  8. Catherine J. Choi, Thomas E. Johnson
    Pages 89-98
  9. Ran Stein, Morris E. Hartstein
    Pages 99-118
  10. John D. Ng, C. Blake Perry
    Pages 119-137
  11. Thomas E. Johnson, Nathan W. Blessing
    Pages 149-159
  12. Bradley Thuro, Sudip Thakar, Oded Sagiv, Dimitrios P. Kontoyiannis, Bita Esmaeli
    Pages 161-173
  13. Karolyn Au, Jacques J. Morcos
    Pages 175-183
  14. Jennifer Murdock, Ahmar Sajjad, Jessica Gomez, Christina Y. Weng
    Pages 185-209
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 217-222

About this book

Introduction

This book discusses the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of infections of the orbit and periorbital region and is written by experts in the fields of ophthalmology, oculoplastic surgery, otolaryngology, neurosurgery, and radiology. Infections of the orbit can be challenging to diagnose and manage and it is often difficult for practitioners to stay current with the latest testing, medical treatments, and surgical approaches. Furthermore, as more ophthalmologists are joining hospital-based practices or managed care practices, they often feel uncomfortable when asked to manage these types of patients, either independently or in collaboration with other specialists such as ENT and neurosurgery. Even in many hospitals without ophthalmology coverage, where orbital cellulitis is cared for by otolaryngology and neurosurgery, these specialists also need to be current on the changing trends in managing orbital infections. This book fills the need for a single-source reference for practitioners to turn to for comprehensive information regarding the diagnosis and management of orbital cellulitis. Each chapter is in-depth, yet can also serve as a quick reference guide and is an excellent resource for those in training as well as seasoned practitioners.

Keywords

orbital celulitis periorbital infections ophthalmology oculoplastic surgery ocular infections

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael T. Yen
    • 1
  • Thomas E. Johnson
    • 2
  1. 1.Cullen Eye InstituteBaylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Bascom Palmer Eye InstituteUniversity of Miami Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-62606-2
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-62605-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-62606-2
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