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  1. Definition:- Osteomyelitis is infection of the bone marrow
    Osteomyelitis of the frontal bone:- Feature of frontal bone & disease
    1. It is dipolic bone
    2. Has a marrow cavity
    3. common in adults since this sinus is not development in infants and children
      Pott’s Puffy Tumour :- Subperiosteal abscess subsequent to Frontal Sinusitis
      Organism causing:-                
      1. Staphylococcus
      2. Streptococcus
      3. Anaerobes
  2. Treatment:-  i. v broad - spectrum antibiotics for 4-6 weeks
    Surgical drainage
  3. Osteomyelitis of the Maxilla
Features :-
  1. More in infants and children because of the presence of spongy bone in the anterior wall of the maxilla
  2. Subperiosteal abscess followed by fistulae in the infraorbital region alveolus or plate formed

Extra Edge: Osteomyelitis of fronted bone is commonest in adults and of maxilla in children

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