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Osteomyelitis of frontal bone

  • V. N. Chaturvedil
  • R. M. Raizada
  • A. K. Kennedy Singh
  • M. P. Puttewar
  • S. Bali
Clinical Report
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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.

Key words

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

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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. N. Chaturvedil
    • 1
  • R. M. Raizada
    • 1
  • A. K. Kennedy Singh
    • 1
  • M. P. Puttewar
    • 1
  • S. Bali
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Otolaryngology - HNSMG Institute of Medical SciencesSevagramIndia

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