Internal decompressive craniectomy with craniotomy: a novel surgical therapy of giant frontal mucocele complicated by subdural empyema

Massimiliano Visocchi, Francesco Doglietto, Nicola Montano, Giuseppe Maria Della Pepa, Carlotta Ginevra Nucci, Gabriella Esposito, M Maria Fontanella

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Abstract

Giant frontal mucocele (GFM) is an extremely rare cause of frontal lobe syndrome. Subdural empyema (SDE) is an uncommon complication of paranasal sinisutis, for which craniotomy and decompressive craniotomy are the most effective surgical procedures.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)365-370
Number of pages6
JournalActa Neurologica Belgica
Volume111
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • Craniotomy
  • Decompressive Craniectomy
  • Empyema, Subdural
  • Frontal Lobe
  • Hepatitis, Viral, Human
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Middle Aged

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