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Persistent frontal fistula.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10740736     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The frontal sinus is prone to various complications--usually secondary to blockage of the fronto-nasal duct and stagnation of frontal sinus secretions. These pent-up secretions may result in pressure necrosis of the inferior or posterior sinus wall. Involvement of anterior wall is uncommon. We present a case of an anterior wall frontal sinus fistula and discuss its management.
H K Marfatia; S N Muranjan; M M Navalakhe; M V Kirtane
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of postgraduate medicine     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0022-3859     ISO Abbreviation:  J Postgrad Med     Publication Date:    1997 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-04-21     Completed Date:  2000-04-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985196R     Medline TA:  J Postgrad Med     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  102-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of ENT, Seth G.S. Medical College, Parel, Mumbai, India.
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MeSH Terms
Cutaneous Fistula / surgery*
Frontal Sinus / injuries,  surgery*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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