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Osteomyelitis of the Frontal Bone

Osteomyelitis of Frontal Bone


  • Intracranial complications should be excluded by imaging and treated simultaneously if present.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Presentation on theme: "Complications of sinusitis Orbital Orbital Osteomyelitis of Maxilla and Frontal bone Osteomyelitis of Maxilla and Frontal bone Mucocele Mucocele Locoregional.[slideplayer.com]
  • Strony RJ, Dula D ; Pott puffy tumor in a 4-year-old boy presenting in status epilepticus. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2007 Nov23(11):820-2. Noskin GA, Kalish SB ; Pott's puffy tumor: a complication of intranasal cocaine abuse.[patient.info]
  • Bali 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.[link.springer.com]
  • Male patient admitted to the hospital by fever, headache, malaise and diplopia. Physical examination shows left eye proptosis, oedema and ecchymosis. Frontal area shows also redness, edema and tenderness.[rubbuy781.blogspot.com]
  • The chronic is characterized by low fever, general malaise, pain, edema may also occur sino-cutaneous fistulas, sequestration and secretion through the bone with cyclic exacerbation.[arquivosdeorl.org.br]
  • Personius CD, Camp CJ. Vertebral osteomyelitis: nontypeableb-lactamase-negative Haemophilus in uenzae in an adult: casereport. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 1997; 28: 2058.7. Stephanian E, Coffey RJ, Segal R.[documents.tips]
  • On physical examination, temperature was 37.6 C, and there was no pallor. There was a tender, fluctuant swelling (4cm x 4cm) in the left frontal region with diffuse oedema and erythema involving the frontal and left periorbital.[bioline.org.br]
  • […] osteomyelitis complicating frontal sinusitis or whenthe sinuses have been transgressed, especially if foreignmaterial is present.All patients described here, with the exception of thecase reported by Ravn (8), had their diagnosis con rmedby culture of a bone aspirate[documents.tips]
Insect Bite
  • It can also be a complication of mastoiditis and has been reported following an insect bite. [ 3 ] Streptococcus milleri group is the most common pathogen.[patient.info]
Bone Disorder
  • Autoinflammatory bone disorders. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2007;19:492–8. View Article PubMed Google Scholar Jansson A, Renner ED, Ramser J, Mayer A, Haban M, Meindl A, et al.[ped-rheum.biomedcentral.com]
Facial Pain
  • J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2000; 28:133 5. mouth jaws face neck oral & maxillo facial surgery Clinical evaluation General Facial pain Forehead paraesthesia or anaesthesia Forehead laceration Visible and/or palpable frontal bone depression CSF rhinorrhoea[slideshare.net]
Frontal Headache
  • A youth of 16 was admitted to a city hospital on 8 December 1960 with a week's history of frontal headache, backache and pains in the limbs. 一位16岁青年,因前额痛、背痛和四肢痛已一周,于12月8日住入某城市医院。[hujiang.com]
  • The most common site of bone involvement is lumbar spine, pelvis and ribs. » Case Report A 42-year-old male presented with a two-month history of right frontal headache and vomiting since three days.[neurologyindia.com]
Sinus Headache
  • Topics range from the standard diagnosis and treatment of acute sinusitis in children and adults to state-of-the-art discussions of imaging techniques, unique material on smell disorders, the role of allergies in sinus disease, sinus headaches, and the[books.google.com]


  • Urgent imaging should be the next step in her workup; while both contrast-enhanced computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are viable modalities here, note that CT is superior to MRI for depiction of bony pathology, and is probably[prognosisapp.com]


  • […] color vision before other colors and visual cauity Loss of red color vision before other colors and visual cauity CT scan CT scan Treatment Treatment Urgent drainage Urgent drainage 4 Osteomyelitis Occurs where there is diploic bone Occurs where there[slideplayer.com]
  • Treatment requires aggressive surgery to remove all sequestra in combination with long-term antibiotic therapy. Intracranial complications should be excluded by imaging and treated simultaneously if present.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Written by a team of expert North American and European doctors, it offers allergists, family practitioners, internists, otolaryngologists, and pediatricians a global, state-of-the-art review of the treatment and management of sinus disease.[books.google.com]
  • This paper will deal with the etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of osteomyelitis of the frontal bone, and its complications and sequelae. Special emphasis is placed on techniques for repair of forehead defects.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Osteomyelitis frontalis in the youngest, 6 year-old boy was diagnosed from the course of the disease and CT scans which were taken four weeks after treatment. Conclusions.[otorynolaryngologia-pk.pl]


  • Treatment and prognosis The lesion is benign and treatment has traditionally been with surgical resection. Historically, this has, on occasion, been difficult because of the inherent inability to locate the nidus during surgery 3 .[radiopaedia.org]
  • Fungal infection may have a poor prognosis. The contribution of frozen section for diagnosis and management should be adopted. Orbital complications due to sinusitis can cause orbital sepsis and fistula formation.[pjms.com.pk]


  • This paper will deal with the etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of osteomyelitis of the frontal bone, and its complications and sequelae. Special emphasis is placed on techniques for repair of forehead defects.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The underlying etiology was purulent frontal sinusitis. Chronic exposure of the palpebral conjunctiva resulted in squamous metaplasia or epidermalization/tylosis of the conjunctiva.[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu]
  • Suspected etiologic factors were hypoplasia of the frontal sinus, obstruction of the middle meatus due to a polyp and constriction of the nasofrontal duct at frontal recess due to a high orbitocranial canal.[webview.isho.jp]
  • Etiology: It can be caused by acute / chronic frontal sinusitis. This entity is getting uncommon these days due to the advent of powerful excellent antibiotics.[sites.google.com]
  • However, on extremely rare occasions, risk factors or etiology may not be ascertained.[karger.com]


  • Prospective epidemiological study of invasiveHaemophilus in uenzae disease in adults. Eur J Clin MicrobiolInfect Dis 1994; 13: 6338.2. Oill PA, Chow AW, Flood TP, Guze LB.[documents.tips]
  • Aneurysmal bone cyst Myositis ossificans AKA fibro-osseous pseudotumour of digits. [13] General Epidemiology: Young people. History of trauma - typically. Extremities - digits (fingers, toes).[librepathology.org]
Sex distribution
Age distribution


  • Enthesitis of the forehead muscles was a plausible pathophysiological mechanism. The symptoms responded to anti-inflammatory medications and resolved immediately after the introduction of etanercept therapy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Acute osteomyelitis General Pathophysiology/entry: Hematogenous - often in children. Direct entry (skin defect) - adults with diabetes. Microscopic Features: PMNs. Micro-organisms - esp. cocci. Image: Acute osteomyeelitis (stanford.edu).[librepathology.org]


  • Science ‎ Pagina 305 - Silva P (1994) Effects of saline, mannitol, and furosemide to prevent acute decreases in renal function induced by ‎ Pagina 465 - Bennett NT, Schultz GS (1993) Growth factors and wound healing: part II.[books.google.it]
  • Prevention If you've been told that you have an increased risk of infection, talk to your doctor about ways to prevent infections from occurring. Reducing your risk of infection will also help your risk of developing osteomyelitis.[mayoclinic.org]
  • Although the prevalence and mortality from PTT has reduced considerably since the advent of antibiotics [4], prompt recognition and treatment is important to prevent disastrous progression of the condition.[austinpublishinggroup.com]
  • Early treatment is critical for prevention of neurological sequelae; this involves a combined surgical and medical approach. References 1. Radiographics. 2006 Jan-Feb;26(1):157-71.[prognosisapp.com]

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