Fighting infection

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In this issue of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Jani et al present the findings of a valuable prospective observational study that enrolled 70 children with mild periorbital cellulitis to evaluate an ambulatory management approach. After initial assessment and administration of the first dose of antibiotic, 92% of the children were managed as outpatients following a structured protocol, with the final evaluation conducted 1 week after starting antibiotic treatment. The infection progressed to orbital cellulitis in just one child and all children made a complete recovery, leading the authors to conclude: ‘children with mild periorbital cellulitis can be safely and effectively managed by discharging them on oral antibiotics, following a structured ambulatory management strategy’...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)411-412
Number of pages2
JournalClinical & Experimental Ophthalmology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2023


  • Ophthalmology
  • Academic publishing


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