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Pott Puffy Tumor MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pott Puffy Tumor
Tree Number(s)
C01.160.495.875
C05.116.165.495.750
C11.675.689
Unique ID
D059369
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059369
Annotation
do not confuse with POTT DISEASE see TUBERCULOSIS, SPINAL
Scope Note
Infection of the FRONTAL BONE often as a complication of FRONTAL SINUSITIS or trauma to the frontal bone and skull. It is characterized by subperiosteal abscess with OSTEOMYELITIS.
Entry Term(s)
Pott's Puffy Tumor
Previous Indexing
Frontal Bone (1978-2011)
Frontal Sinusitis (1990-2011)
Osteomyelitis (1971-2011)
Sinusitis (1978-2011)
See Also
Tuberculosis, Spinal
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/07/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Pott Puffy Tumor Preferred
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