Diseases of PNS
A 24-year-old female with long standing history of sinusitis present with fevers, headache (recent origin) and personality changes; Fundus examination revealed papilledema. Most likely diagnosis is: (LQ)
|A||Frontal lobe abscess|
|D||Frontal bone osteomyelitis|
• Patient is presenting with fever, headache and personality changes which is typical offrontallobe abscess (which is a complication of chronics sinusitis). In meningitis and encephalitis although patient presents with fever and headache, but personality changes are not seen.
• Frontal bone osteomyelitis (Pott's puffy tumor) presents as doughy swelling on forehead.