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A ‘silent’ intracranial complication of frontal sinusitis

  • S. Daya (a1) and S. S. To (a1)

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Intracranial complications of frontal sinusitis, although rare today, do still develop despite widespread use of antibiotics. We report a case which demonstrates how silently a frontal lobe abscess may present with subtle changes in mood and behaviour, with no focal neurological signs. Diagnosis and management are discussed and a brief review of the incidence of intracranial complications of frontal sinusitis, mode of spread, clinical presentation, investigations, treatment and bacteriology is presented.

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Mr S. S. To, ENT Department, Princess Margaret Hospital, Okus Road, Swindon, Wilts SN1 4JU

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A ‘silent’ intracranial complication of frontal sinusitis

  • S. Daya (a1) and S. S. To (a1)

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