DISEASES OF THE NOSE, THROAT AND NASOPHARYNX : INFLAMMATION OF THE FRONTAL SINUS (SINUSITIS FRONTALIS ACUTA ET CHRONICA) - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention
In chronic frontal sinusitis pain is usually not. In anterior rhinoscopy - swelling, redness and pus under the middle shell; diaphanoscopy and radiograph - dimming corresponding to the frontal sinus.
For. Cure or transition into a chronic condition.
Complications. Osteomielite frontal bone, intracranial complications.
To differentsirovat need neuralgia: no pus under the middle shell and the pain starting attacks, and not gradually, say for neuralgia. The pressure at the exit of the upper-orbital nerve reduces pain in neuralgia and increases the pain when inflammation of the frontal sinus.
A cautious prediction.
Treatment in acute inflammation the same as in inflammation of the maxillary sinus. In chronic inflammation , it is necessary to drain the discharge, i.e., to remove polyps if they are; remove the front end of the middle shell, if it is voluminous, to resect the upper part of the nasal septumif it is twisted in this part. When failure - extrauterina operation.