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Diseases of PNS

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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
B Meningitis

C Encephalitis
D Frontal bone osteomyelitis

Ans. A Frontal lobe abscess Ref. Read be/ow

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.

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