Intracranial abscesses secondary to nasal, sinus, and orbital infections in adults and children.

@article{Maniglia1988IntracranialAS,
  title={Intracranial abscesses secondary to nasal, sinus, and orbital infections in adults and children.},
  author={Anthony J. Maniglia and Wm. Goodwin and James Elwood Arnold and E. Ganz},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery},
  year={1988},
  volume={115 12},
  pages={
          1424-9
        }
}
Nineteen cases of intracranial abscesses secondary to infection of the midface are reported. The most common underlying cause was bacterial sinusitis. Other etiologic factors included mucormycosis following steroid therapy, Wegener's granulomatosis, nasal dermoid cyst and sinus tract, tooth abscesses, aspergillosis following chemotherapy for leukemia, squamous cell carcinoma of the frontal sinus, infected methylmethacrylate plate for a prior skull fracture, and a case of gauze packing left in… CONTINUE READING
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