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From: Rapidly progressing subperiosteal orbital abscess: an unexpected complication of a group-A streptococcal pharyngitis in a healthy young patient

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A-B. Axial (A) and coronal (B) CT unenhanced scan through the middle orbit. The images show: increased thickness of skin and soft tissue overlying the medio-lateral area of the left orbit, decreased transparency of the ipsilateral intraconal and extraconal fat tissue and a subperiosteal abscess along the medial wall of the left orbit (white arrows), adjacent to the opacified ethmoid air cells with resultant lateral displacement of the medial rectus muscle (b) A partial obliteration of sphenoid (A) and maxillary sinuses (B) is also visualized.

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