Home > Journals > Minerva Pediatrica > Past Issues > Minerva Pediatrica 2002 April;54(2) > Minerva Pediatrica 2002 April;54(2):147-52

CURRENT ISSUE
 

JOURNAL TOOLS

eTOC
To subscribe
Submit an article
Recommend to your librarian
 

ARTICLE TOOLS

Reprints
Permissions

 

CASE REPORT   

Minerva Pediatrica 2002 April;54(2):147-52

Copyright © 2002 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English, Italian

Complicated acute sphenoiditis in childhood. Case report and literature review

Olina M., Quaglia P., Stangalini V., Guglielmetti C., Binotti M., Pia F., Bona G.


PDF


In ENT practice, acute uncomplicated sphenoiditis is rarely diagnosed: very often diagnosis is involved for multiform and unspecific symptomatology, such as to sham nervous, visual and upper respiratory tract diseases. Only a careful differential diagnostics and an instrumental investigation consents to realise quickly a specific treatment, avoiding some complications, still frequent. This case-report, underlines that the polyspecialists' co-operation is necessary to make a correct diagnosis, and to avert important and dangerous complications into shapes of sphenoiditis.

top of page