Frontal osteomyelitis (Pott's puffy tumour) associated with Pasteurella multocida-A case report and review of the literature.

@article{Skomro1998FrontalO,
  title={Frontal osteomyelitis (Pott's puffy tumour) associated with Pasteurella multocida-A case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Robert Skomro and Karen L. McClean},
  journal={The Canadian journal of infectious diseases = Journal canadien des maladies infectieuses},
  year={1998},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={115-21}
}
A 58-year-old woman presented with progressive midforehead swelling and erythema with frontal headache. Investigations revealed erosion of the anterior wall of the frontal sinus with subgaleal abscess formation, establishing a diagnosis of Pott's puffy tumour. Pasteurella multocida was isolated in pure growth from an aspirate of the abscess. P multocida is a rare cause of sinusitis. It is isolated from the respiratory tract of asymptomatic individuals and, more commonly, patients with chronic… CONTINUE READING

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