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Ano: 2012  Vol. 16   Num. Suppl. 1  - May
DOI: 10.7162/S1809-977720120S1PC-037
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XXXIX CONVENTUS SOCIETAS ORL LATINA - Poster
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POTT'S PUFFY TUMOR - PROPOSE OF A CASE
POTT'S PUFFY TUMOR - PROPOSE OF A CASE
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Mart„≠Nez Thelma, Franco Cesar, Liu Ta, Mena Carlos, P„°Ez Jos„©, Alarc„≥N Leticia
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OBJECTIVE: To discover the uncommon complication of pott's puffy in a patient with chronic sinusitis. Clinical case: male patient of 59 years old, consulted by a tumor in front of 8 months of development of progressive growth painless, without inflammation, there are added 2 months inflammatory signs, fever, purulent rhinorrhea, and headache, in consultation to our service. Physical examination: tumor with inflammatory signs of about 4 cm in diameter, oscillating, not painful as the throbbing, pus scarce in the right nasal cavity. Takes place with surgical drainage and endoscopic lynch entry. Patient with good development today. CONCLUSION: Early diagnosis and timely treatment are still the best therapeutic tools, causing a decrease in the incidence of complications such as Pott's Puffy tumor.

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