preseptal cellulitis

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preseptal cellulitis

infection involving the superficial tissue layers anterior to the orbital septum.
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pre·sep·tal cel·lu·li·tis

(prē-sep'tăl sel'yū-lī'tis)
Infection involving the superficial tissue and periocular layers anterior to the orbital septum.
Synonym(s): periorbital cellulitis.
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preseptal cellulitis

Soft tissue infection limited to the tissues anterior to the orbital septum. Synonym: periorbital cellulitis
See also: cellulitis
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cellulitis, preseptal 

Swelling or infection of the eyelid tissue in front of the orbital septum. There is redness, swelling and tenderness of the eyelid. The condition is treated with systemic antibiotics.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann