JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.27, no.3, 2016 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Children, emergency, Pott puffy tumor, NEUROSURGICAL IMPLICATIONS, BOY
Bursa Uludag University Affiliated:
Objectives: Pott puffy tumor (PPT) is defined as soft tissue swelling of the forehead due to subperiosteal edema, accumulation of pus, or granulation tissue. It is associated with osteomyelitis of frontal bone secondary to frontal sinusitis. Pott puffy tumor can be complicated by preseptal and orbital cellulitis and intracranial infection.