Published in Health and Medicine Week, April 13th, 2006
"Pott's puffy tumor is rarely seen in the modern era of antibiotics. It is usually seen as intracranial complication following inappropriately treated frontal sinusitis," scientists in Saudi Arabia reported.
"Up until 2001 there have been only 21 pediatric cases reported in the literature and most have been secondary to frontal sinusitis. Only 1 case has been reported following a latent mastoiditis and that has been in an adult," explained M.A. Khan and colleagues, Riyadh Medical Complex.
The researchers concluded, "We report a case in a child who...
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