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COMPLICATIONS OF SINUSITIS

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PROGNOSIS. This is a serious disease and although the majority of patients
recover death may occur from septicaemia or from intracranial complications.

Fig. 37. Radiographs demonstrating osteomyelitis of the frontal bone; showing an area of necrosis
in relation to the left frontal sinus.

Infantile Osteomyelitis of the Maxilla. This is a disease of young infants in the
first few weeks of life. It is due to infection in the bud of the first upper molar
tooth. The infection is frequently staphylococcal in origin, but the strepto-
coccus, including the anaerobic variety, is sometimes found. Infection spreads