An uncommon complication of sinusitis in a young adolescent Article Report uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • ACTH Syndrome, Ectopic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Thymus Neoplasms

abstract

  • A young adolescent patient presented to the emergency department with forehead and eyelid swelling after a week of nasal discharge that was suspicious for Pott's puffy tumor. Point-of-care ultrasound facilitated rapid diagnosis and initiation of treatment for a concerning and rare complication of sinusitis, confirmed by computed tomography scan.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Report

Identity

PubMed ID

  • 26148105

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 531

end page

  • 2

volume

  • 31

number

  • 7