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ABSTRACT: The disease pattern <Pott's puffy tumour> describes a local frontal-bone osteomyelitis that arises from an external infection with consecutive sub-periostal expansion. Symptoms may develop slowly or not at all with a mostly indolent protuberance on the patient's forehead. Symptomatic illness often indicates secondary morbidities. Here, we present a complicated case with intracranial dissemination.
Praxis 04/2010; 99(9):555-60. DOI:10.1024/1661-8157/a000106