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Classification of Chandler et al for Orbital Complications of Acute Sinusitis

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Infectious Diseases
Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Chandler et al described 5 groups of inflammatory or infectious complications associated with acute bacterial sinusitis. This is a modification of the scheme proposed by Smith and Spencer. The same pattern of reaction may be seen in other inflammatory processes involving the peri-orbital soft tissue.

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