Oral steroids, intravenous antibiotics may resolve inflammation with low risk in orbital cellulitis patients

Oral corticosteroids along with intravenous antibiotics can potentially reduce inflammation with a low risk of infection for patients with orbital cellulitis, according to a study. The prospective, comparative, single-masked interventional clinical study involved 21 patients with orbital cellulitis separated into two groups. Group one comprised seven patients who received standard intravenous antibiotics, and group two comprised 14 patients who received intravenous antibiotics and adjuvant steroids.

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