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    Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cornea/External Disease, Neuro-Ophthalmology/Orbit

    If the cellulitis extends posterior to the orbital septum, a true medical emergency exists. Because of the vision- and lifethreatening potential of orbital cellulitis, physicians should be aware of the clinical manifestations of this condition. Treatment should be started as soon as possible and consultation with an ophthalmologist should be obtained promptly.