Bilateral parafalcine subdural abscess secondary to frontal sinusitis

  • Vivek Sharma
  • G. Newton
Original / Main Article


Subdural empyema or abscess is a rare complication of frontal sinusitis in the modern era of antibiotics. We described two interesting cases where the pus was confined in the interhemispheric fissure. Early treatment preferably craniotomy limits the otherwise high mortality.

Key Words

Subdural empyema Subdural abscess Frontal sinusitis 


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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vivek Sharma
    • 1
  • G. Newton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryKing George’s Medical CollegeLucknowIndia

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