Pott's puffy tumor

Pott's puffy tumor

A fluctuant swelling over frontal bones with osteomyelitis, accompanied by a subperiosteal–pericranial abscess, often 2º to chronic frontal sinusitis; the causative organism in children is often hematogenous and in adults due to direct traumatic extension Organisms
S aureus, β-hemolytic streptococci, anaerobes Diagnosis Clinical finding; 'hot' lesion by 99mTc scanning
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But Jackson, who proceeds to book an operating room for a young patient with Pott's puffy tumor, is stopped by April who tells him that "the best thing you can do for this kid is to be nowhere near him.
Pott's puffy tumor due to Haemophilus influenza: Case Report and Review.
Pott's puffy tumor and epidural abscess arising from dental sepsis: a case report.
Martin-Hirsch et al described a case of latent mastoiditis associated with Pott's puffy tumor.
The most common intracranial complication was meningitis; others were epidural abscess, subdural abscess, intracerebral abscess, Pott's puffy tumor, and superior sagittal sinus thrombosis.
which include meningitis, epidural abscess, subdural abscess, intracerebral abscess, Pott's puffy tumor (frontal bone osteomyelitis), superior sagittal sinus thrombosis, and cavernous sinus thrombosis.
3%), one had both an epidural abscess and Pott's puffy tumor (2.
The patient with Pott's puffy tumor alone underwent an open procedure, and the patient with superior sagittal sinus thrombosis was managed with endoscopic sinus surgery, intravenous medical therapy, and observation.
Noskin and Kalish also described a rare case of chronic cocaine abuse in which a patient developed Pott's puffy tumor, which is a subperiosteal abscess of the frontal bone that is associated with frontal osteomyelitis.