DISEASES OF THE NOSE, THROAT AND NASOPHARYNX : MUCOCELE (PYOCELE) FRONTAL SINUS [MUCOCELE (PYOCELE) FRONTALIS] - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention
The disease affects usually the ethmoid labyrinth. For the formation of a mucocele mucous production fluid and closing the outlet. From acceding infection mucocele becomes pyocele.
Symptoms and recognition. Pain in the forehead and head; then in the upper-inner corner of the eye appears protrusion, giving the parchment crackling sound when pressed; the eye is displaced anteriorly downwards and outwards; there is a tearing, sometimes atrophy of the nipple; and finally, may form a fistula with the release of viscous mucus. X-ray: extended, the transparent bosom. For mucocele characteristic displacement of the eye and parchment crackling; when mucocele General condition does not suffer; in malignant tumors, cachexia.
The prediction is favorable.