DANUTA MARUSZCZAK, JENS C. KRARUP, HANS C. FLEDELIUS
Abstract:A report is given of two infants who developed an orbital abscess within their first month of life. Generally they were unaffected, and malignancies were initially suspected. Ultrasonography showed partly cystic, partly solid lesions. The likely infectious foci were conjunctival malformations, a mucosal fistula in case No. 1, a conjunctival cyst in case NO. 2. There was rapid and complete recovery after surgery. The infections were caused by Staph. aureus and by diplococcus pneumoniae, respectively. Additional…
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