Subdural empyema of sinus origin in children

Yechiel D. Heilbronn, Ferit Tovi, Menachem Hirsch, Jacob Ronen

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Two children with subdural empyema of paranasal sinus origin presented as neurological emergencies. Both had severe acute pansinusitis with complicating subdural empyema. The need for a high index of suspicion in the proper clinical setting is mandatory even in the absence of confirmatory contrast studies. Surgical proof should be immediately followed by adequate treatment. The high mortality rate even in the antibiotic area calls for this approach.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)205-211
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Issue numberC
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1984
Externally publishedYes


  • empyema, subdural
  • sinus origin


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