Pott Puffy Tumor in Children: A Rare Emergency Clinical Entity

Palabiyik F. B. , YAZICI Z., ÇETİN B. Ş. , ÇELEBİ S., Hacimustafaoglu M.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, cilt.27, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Objectives: Pott puffy tumor (PPT) is defined as soft tissue swelling of the forehead due to subperiosteal edema, accumulation of pus, or granulation tissue. It is associated with osteomyelitis of frontal bone secondary to frontal sinusitis. Pott puffy tumor can be complicated by preseptal and orbital cellulitis and intracranial infection.