Sinogenic Abscess

  • Etiology: complication of rhinosinusitis
  • Etiology: complication of rhinosinusitis
  • Imaging: epidural empyema, meningitis, cerebritis
  • Complications:
    — Cavernous sinus thrombosis
    — Pott’s puffy tumor – frontal sinusitis, osteomyelitis, subgaleal abscess
  • Clinical: often chronic with rubbery swelling of forehead

Cases of Sinogenic abscess