Ömer Güneş, Aysun Yahşi, Saliha Kanık Yüksek, Latife Güder, Özlem Mustafaoğlu, Ahmet Yasin Güney, Belgin Gülhan, Gülsüm İclal Bayhan, Aslınur Özkaya Parlakay

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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