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RESTREPO, Andrea et al. Intracranial infection and acute rhinosinusitis: three pediatric cases report. Infect. [online]. 2010, vol.14, n.3, pp.223-226. ISSN 0123-9392.

Rhinosinusitis is a common infection in children and can present with intracranial complications associated with high morbidity and mortality. A high index of suspicion is essential to reach an early diagnosis, confirming it with imaging studies and initiating appropriate antibiotic and surgical treatment. Herein our experience with three pediatric patients with intracranial infection as a result of acute sinus infection has been presented.

Keywords : rhino-sinusitis; pediatrics; subdural abscess; intracranial infection.

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