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Lacrimal Gland Abscess leading to Frontal Bone Chronic Osteomyelitis: A Rare Case Report - Case Report
Author Saurabh Varshney, Manu Malhotra, Navjot Kaur, Priyanka Gairola
ISSN 0974-4630
JournalTitle Clinical Rhinology An International Journal
DOI 10.5005/jp-journals-10013-1280
Volume 9
Issue 2
Publishing Year 2016
Pages 102-104
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ABSTRACT

We report a case of a 15-year-old girl presenting with left lacrimal abscess with chronic osteomyelitis of frontal bone, a rare sequelae, that of lacrimal adenitis. If lacrimal adenitis is left untreated, abscess formation can occur and can also lead to osteomyelitis. If lacrimal adenitis/abscess is diagnosed early in the disease process by understanding typical signs, conservative management can accomplish resolution without the complications and need for surgical exploration and the cosmetic implications of facial surgery.

Keywords: Frontal bone, Lacrimal abscess, Osteomyelitis.

How to cite this article: Varshney S, Malhotra M, Kaur N, Gairola P. Lacrimal Gland Abscess leading to Frontal Bone Chronic Osteomyelitis: A Rare Case Report. Clin Rhinol An Int J 2016;9(2):102-104.

Source of support: Nil

Conflict of interest: None

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