sinusitis

Sinusitis

Acute sinusitis

Chronic sinusitis

Ethmoidal sinusitis

see Frontal sinusitis

Sinusitis complications.

A 17-year-old woman with sinusitis who deteriorated over the course of 12 days from subdural empyema and global purulent cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. The patient was managed with surgery and mechanical thrombectomy utilizing a novel 'stent anchor with mobile aspiration technique', in which a stent retriever Trevo XP ProVue Retriever (Stryker) was anchored in the superior sagittal sinus (SSS) while a 5MAX ACE reperfusion catheter (Penumbra) was passed back and forth from the SSS to the sigmoid sinus with resultant dramatic improvement in venous outflow. The patient was extubated on postoperative day 3 and was discharged with minimal lower extremity weakness on postoperative day 11. This is the first report using the Trevo stent retriever for sinus thrombosis. It is important to keep these rare complications in mind when evaluating patients with oral and facial infections 1).


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Mascitelli JR, Pain M, Zarzour HK, Baxter P, Ghatan S, Mocco J. Sinus thrombectomy for purulent cerebral venous sinus thrombosis utilizing a novel combination of the Trevo stent retriever and the Penumbra ACE aspiration catheter: the stent anchor with mobile aspiration technique. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 May 22;2015. pii: bcr2015011782. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2015-011782. PubMed PMID: 26002667.
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