Yıl 2019, Cilt 9 , Sayı 3, Sayfalar 180 - 184 2019-12-20

Objective: Whilst orbital complications arising from acute rhinosinusitis are infrequent in contemporary practice, the spread of infection orbitally or intracranially can result in severe complications and a high mortality. This study aims to review cases of orbital complications arising from rhinosinusitis in the light of the published literature on the topic.

Methods: Eight cases of individuals presenting to a particular clinic with the development of orbital complications following sinusitis within the previous four years were included in the study. The characteristic features of these cases in terms of diagnosis, treatment and follow-up were investigated.

Results: The mean age of all cases was 29.5 years. In three cases, orbital abscess, and in five cases, preseptal cellulitis, were observed as complications. Both surgical and medical treatment was administered in three cases, while medical treatment alone was used for five cases.

Conclusion: The region where the complications of rhinosinusitis are most commonly observed is the orbit, due to its proximity to the paranasal sinuses, especially the ethmoid cells. Where limitation of eye movements, proptosis, and a decrease in vision exists alongside an orbital abscess which itself has developed as a complication of sinusitis, surgical treatment is the most important option to consider to prevent complications. 

Orbit, sinusitis, orbital cellulitis, abscess
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Orcid: 0000-0003-4663-6293
Yazar: Serkan ÇAYIR (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: aksaray üniversitesi eğitim ve araştırma hastanesi
Ülke: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0002-5292-5940
Yazar: Serkan KAYABAŞI
Ülke: Turkey


Başvuru Tarihi : 12 Haziran 2019
Kabul Tarihi : 17 Ağustos 2019
Yayımlanma Tarihi : 20 Aralık 2019

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APA Çayır, S , Kayabaşı, S . (2019). An Approach to Orbital Complications in Rhinosinusitis . ENT Updates , 9 (3) , 180-184 . DOI: 10.32448/entupdates.576655
MLA Çayır, S , Kayabaşı, S . "An Approach to Orbital Complications in Rhinosinusitis" . ENT Updates 9 (2019 ): 180-184 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/entupdates/issue/50773/576655>
Chicago Çayır, S , Kayabaşı, S . "An Approach to Orbital Complications in Rhinosinusitis". ENT Updates 9 (2019 ): 180-184
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ISNAD Çayır, Serkan , Kayabaşı, Serkan . "An Approach to Orbital Complications in Rhinosinusitis". ENT Updates 9 / 3 (Aralık 2019): 180-184 . https://doi.org/10.32448/entupdates.576655
AMA Çayır S , Kayabaşı S . An Approach to Orbital Complications in Rhinosinusitis. ENT Updates. 2019; 9(3): 180-184.
Vancouver Çayır S , Kayabaşı S . An Approach to Orbital Complications in Rhinosinusitis. ENT Updates. 2019; 9(3): 180-184.