Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences
CASE REPORT
Year
: 2014  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 286--288

Percutaneous tapping for the treatment of sinusitis-related intracranial epidural abscess in children


Rumi Miyabe1, Mami Niida1, Toshio Obonai1, Nobuhiko Aoki2, Takaharu Okada2 
1 Department of Pediatrics, Tama-Hokubu Medical Center, Health and Medical Treatment Corporation, 1-7-1 Aobachou, Higashimurayamashi, Tokyo 189-8511, Japan
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Tama-Hokubu Medical Center, Health and Medical Treatment Corporation, 1-7-1 Aobachou, Higashimurayamashi, Tokyo 189-8511, Japan

Correspondence Address:
Nobuhiko Aoki
Department of Neurosurgery, Tama-Hokubu Medical Center, Health and Medical Treatment Corporation, 1-7-1 Aobachou, Higashimurayamashi, Tokyo 189-8511
Japan

A 13-year-old boy with medically intractable sinusitis-related intracranial epidural abscess in the frontal region was treated using percutaneous tapping. Drainage of pus measuring 7 ml yielded excellent postoperative course without cosmetic disadvantage on the forehead. Percutaneous tapping is considered to be the ideal treatment because of minimal invasiveness and cosmetic aspects of the wound.


How to cite this article:
Miyabe R, Niida M, Obonai T, Aoki N, Okada T. Percutaneous tapping for the treatment of sinusitis-related intracranial epidural abscess in children.J Pediatr Neurosci 2014;9:286-288


How to cite this URL:
Miyabe R, Niida M, Obonai T, Aoki N, Okada T. Percutaneous tapping for the treatment of sinusitis-related intracranial epidural abscess in children. J Pediatr Neurosci [serial online] 2014 [cited 2020 Jul 6 ];9:286-288
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