Disease Information for Frontal sinusitis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Edema face/lip
Face Pain
Facial edema/swelling
Forehead/tender/puffy swelling frontal area
Head fullness
Decreased taste ability/Hypoguesia
Headache
Headache, frontal
Headache/relentless
Loss of Taste
Nasal congestion
Nasal discharge
Nasal purulent discharge
Nose blocked/stuffy
Painful frontal sinus
Runny nose/rhinorrhea
Sinus tap/tenderness on exam
Unilateral nasal discharge/drainage
Bilateral Eyelid Edema
Eyebrow Pain
Eyelid erythema/swelling/unilateral
Eyelids swollen/unilateral
Periorbital edema/Puffy eyes
Unilateral puffy eyelid/edema
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Allergic/atopic
Diagnostic Test Results
CT Scan
CT Scan/Sinus abnormality
MRI/Sinus abnormality
CT Scan/Orbit abnormality
X-RAY
Xray/Skull abnormality
Xray/Sinus abnormality
Xray/Sinusitis findings
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Rhinitis, atopic
Associated Disease & Complications
Cavernous sinus thrombosis
Cellulitis, orbital
Cerebral Sinus Venosis Thrombus Phlebitis
Epidural abscess
Frontal sinusitis
Meningitis Bacterial
Nasal obstruction
Periorbital cellulitis
Superior sagittal sinus thrombosis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Otolaryngology/ENT Specialty Population
CLASS/Facial area manifestation/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Frontal lobe involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Frontal sinus involvement
CLASS/Otolaryngology/ENT disorders (ex)
CLASS/Tracheonasal/larynx/pharynx (category)
Process
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/infection (ex)
Definition

Inflammation of the frontal sinus; in most cases the infection is caused by the bacteria STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE and HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE. This condition may be acute or chronic.

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