Case Reports in Ophthalmology
A rare case of palpebral cellulitis with simultaneous frontal sinusitis and osteomyelitis is reported. A healthy 45-year-old man presented with left upper eyelid swelling. He was given intravenous meropenem at the local hospital, but he failed to improve. Magnetic resonance imaging showed left frontal and maxillary sinusitis and upper palpebral cel...
Pott's puffy tumor (PTT) is a frontal subperiosteal abscess associated with underlying frontal osteomyelitis. The purpose of the present study was to assess the rate of intracranial involvement in pediatric and adolescent patients with PPT and to discuss the diagnostic workup and the therapeutic features of this pathology. We searched Web of Scienc...
Journal of pediatric health care : official publication of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates & Practitioners
Neurocirugia (Asturias, Spain)
Pott's puffy tumour (PPT) is a rare entity that involves scalp swelling associated with subperiosteal abscess and cranial osteomyelitis, occasionally accompanied by intracranial infection. It is usually affiliated with frontal sinusitis, which is a typical but infrequent complication. On the contrary, Osteomyelitis by Actinomyces is rare and usuall...
The Journal of emergency medicine
Pott's puffy tumor is a complicated infection that requires intravenous antibiotic and surgical treatment. Diagnosis is made by contrast-enhanced computed tomography scan. Early treatment significantly contributes to favorable outcome and decreases the risk of further complications such as epidural abscess.