Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 8

A Case Report of Recurrent Episodes of Periorbital Cellulitis (RPOC) and Facial Inflammation on a Background Of 1E Nasal Extranodal NKT Cell Lymphoma in Remission

Anna Gkountelia* and Wessam Mina

Department of Ophthalmology, BHRUT Hospitals, Queen’s Hospital, London, United Kingdom

*Corresponding Author: Anna Gkountelia, Department of Ophthalmology, BHRUT Hospitals, Queen’s Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

Received: May 16, 2022; Published: July 08, 2022


Recurrent periorbital cellulitis is a rare complication of sinus disease. To discuss the cause and management of recurrent periorbital cellulitis (RPOC) in a 53-year‐old male patient with a medical history of stage 1E nasal extra nodal NKT cell lymphoma in remission (hard palate mass and left nasal cavity involvement) treated in the past with chemoradiotherapy, consolidative therapy and multiple sinus surgeries. Although periorbital cellulitis is a commonly encountered and treatable condition, recurrent periorbital cellulitis is rare and may be challenging to manage [1-5]. In our experience, the causes of recurrence vary, but resolution in this case was achieved by identifying the underlying cause through continuous clinical reassessment and by appropriate medical or surgical management.

Keywords: Periorbital Cellulitis; Surgery; Recurrent Periorbital Cellulitis (RPOC)


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Citation: Anna Gkountelia and Wessam Mina. “A Case Report of Recurrent Episodes of Periorbital Cellulitis (RPOC) and Facial Inflammation on a Background Of 1E Nasal Extranodal NKT Cell Lymphoma in Remission".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 5.8 (2022): 02-04.


Copyright: © 2022 Anna Gkountelia and Wessam Mina. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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