Complicated pathology of sinusitis

2021-01-31 12:00 AM

Epidural abscess, brain abscess, inflammation of the vertical venous sinus, cavernous sinus ... is usually caused by acute frontal sinusitis.

Eye complications

Acute ocular cellulitis: oedema of the eyelids and conjunctiva, sometimes difficult to assess ophthalmic, bulging eye. The fundamental difficulty is distinguishing purely cellulitis, which requires only medical treatment with pus in the socket. Need to drain in time to avoid blindness. Surgery should be indicated for one of the three signs:

Eyeballs fixed.

Dilated pupils.

Loss of corneal sensitivity.

Bulging eyes, paralysis of the eyes, optic neuritis can be caused by inflammation or mucus of the sinuses behind. Diagnosis is confirmed by X-ray.

Brain complications

Meningitis.

Epidural abscess, brain abscess, inflammation of the vertical venous sinus, cavernous sinus ... is usually caused by acute frontal sinusitis.

Pay attention when the following situations arise:

Acute frontal sinusitis is actively treated, but symptoms do not decrease.

There are symptoms of intracranial infection, when finding the cause, think of sinusitis.