subperiosteal abscess


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sub·per·i·os·te·al ab·scess

an abscess between the periosteum and cortical plate of the bone.

subperiosteal abscess

A bone abscess below the periosteum.
See also: abscess

sub·per·i·os·te·al ab·scess

(sŭb-perē-ostē-ăl abses)
Lesion between periosteum and cortical plate of bone.
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This is a subperiosteal abscess of the frontal bone where the precipitating infection originates in the frontal sinus and causes a progressive osteomyelitis of the bone.
Preseptal (periorbital) cellulitis, subperiosteal abscess and orbital cellulitis due to sinusitis.
58% which is comparable to the incidence rate of other studies The subperiosteal abscess has the highest incidence i.
Among the patients with an osteomyelitis diagnosis, "'eight of nine had one or more imaging criteria of osteomyelitis, including intraosseous abscess, cortical breach, or subperiosteal abscess," Dr.
More radical surgical procedure may be required in cases of complications such as facial paralysis, subperiosteal abscess, labyrinthitis, mastoid tenderness and headache.
The image also revealed a subperiosteal abscess, not usually seen with osteomyelitis.
No discharge from the mastoid fistula was seen after removal of the cholesteatoma, and there was no sign of subperiosteal abscess.
Criteria for nonsurgical management of subperiosteal abscess of the orbit: analysis of outcomes 1988-1998.
Selective non-surgical management of subperiosteal abscess of the orbit: computerized tomography and clinical course as indication for surgical drainage.
Examples of otitis media complications include mastoiditis, meningitis, periauricular subperiosteal abscess, epidural or subdural abscess, brain abscess, lateral sinus thrombophlebitis, cavernous sinus thrombosis, and facial paralysis.