A Case of Pott's Puffy Tumor Developing Secondary to Pansinusitis in an Obese Diabetic Adolescent
Ankara City Hospital, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Ankara, Türkiye
Keywords: adolescent, osteomyelitis, pansinusitis, Pott's Puffy Tumor
Pott's Puffy tumor is a rare osteomyelitis of the frontal bone presenting with swelling and headache in the frontal region that can be seen after frontal sinusitis. It is a complication that requires urgent surgical intervention. In this case study, a case of complicated Pott's Puffy tumor secondary to pansinusitis in a 16-year-old adolescent male with underlying obesity and uncontrolled type 2 diabetes is presented.
Cite this article as: Gunes O, Yahsi A, Kanık Yuksek S, Mustafaoglu O, Guney AY, Gulhan B, et al. A Case of Pott's Puffy Tumor Developing Secondary to Pansinusitis in an Obese Diabetic Adolescent. Pediatr Acad Case Rep. 2023;2(2):44-48.
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