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Osteomyelitis of frontal bone

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Abstract

A case of Osteomyelitis of the frontal bone with a subperiosteal absces s, an extrudural abscess and a frontal sinus fistula is presented here for its rarity. A brief review of literature and management of the condition is also discussed.

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Correspondence to V. N. Chaturvedil or R. M. Raizada or A. K. Kennedy Singh or M. P. Puttewar or S. Bali.

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Chaturvedil, V.N., Raizada, R.M., Singh, A.K.K. et al. Osteomyelitis of frontal bone. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 56, 126–128 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02974316

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Key words

  • Frontal bone Osteomyelitis
  • Pott’s Puffy tumor
  • Extradural abscess
  • Frontal sinus fistula