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Pott puffy tumor in a 5-year-old girl with frontal sinusitis

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February 25, 2013
by Tanya Rogo, MD, FIDSA; Richard H. Schwartz, MD, FAAP


We describe the case of a 5-year-old girl with a Pott puffy tumor on her forehead. Computed tomography confirmed frontal sinusitis and an epidural abscess. This case is unusual in that the patient's age at presentation was younger than the age when the frontal sinuses are believed to develop.

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