Child's Nervous System

, Volume 35, Issue 8, pp 1419–1422 | Cite as

A rare case: sclerosing osteomyelitis of the frontal bone

  • Cihan Adanas
  • Sezai Özkan
  • Abdurrahman AycanEmail author
  • Remzi Erten
Case Report


The patient presented in this study had a form of chronic sclerosing osteomyelitis (CSO) that is rarely reported in calvarial bones and has never been reported in the frontal bone in the literature. We aimed to contribute to the literature with this case study. In this study, we report a 14-year-old girl who presented with swelling and pain in the frontal bone and underwent treatment due to CSO. The patient had no history of trauma and chronic infection. We conclude that CSO should be considered in the differential diagnosis of the patients presenting with cranial swelling whose diagnosis cannot be established based on the radiological findings.


Chronic sclerosing osteomyelitis Calvarial bones Frontal bone 


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On behalf of all authors, the corresponding author states that there is no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cihan Adanas
    • 1
    • 2
  • Sezai Özkan
    • 1
    • 2
  • Abdurrahman Aycan
    • 3
    Email author
  • Remzi Erten
    • 1
    • 4
  1. 1.VanTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedics and TraumatologyYüzüncü Yıl University Faculty of Medicine VanTurkey
  3. 3.Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of MedıcıneYüzüncü Yıl UniversityVanTurkey
  4. 4.Department of Pathology, Faculty of MedıcıneYüzüncü Yıl UniversityVanTurkey

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