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Article
June 1938

INTRACRANIAL COMPLICATIONS OF INFECTIONS OF NASAL CAVITIES AND ACCESSORY SINUSES: A SURVEY OF LESIONS OBSERVED IN A SERIES OF FIFTEEN THOUSAND AUTOPSIES

Author Affiliations

LOS ANGELES
From the Cajal Laboratory of Neuropathology, Los Angeles County Hospital and the Departments of Neurology and Otolaryngology, College of Medical Evangelists.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1938;27(6):692-731. doi:10.1001/archotol.1938.00650030710002
Abstract

CONTENTS  IntroductionSource and Nature of MaterialPathways of InfectionPathologic LesionsInfectious Lesions of the Frontal, Maxillary, Ethmoid and Sphenoid Bones andTheir Relationship to Intracranial DiseaseInfectious Lesions of the Dura MaterPachymeningitis Externa and Extradural AbscessPachymeningitis Penetrans and Dural FistulaPachymeningitis Interna and Subdural AbscessThrombosis of the Intracranial Venous ChannelsThrombosis of the Cavernous SinusesThrombosis of the Superior Longitudinal (Sagittal) Sinus and Its AfferentVeinsThrombosis of Other ChannelsSeptic LeptomeningitisRhinogenic Encephalitis and Abscess of the BrainIncidence of Rhinogenic Cerebral AbscessRhinogenic Abscess of the Frontal LobeRhinogenic Abscess of the Temporal Lobe"Distant" Rhinogenic Cerebral AbscessIntracranial Complications of Rhinogenic LesionsLesions Following Localized Nasal and Sinal DiseaseComplications of Nasal InfectionsComplications of Frontal SinusitisComplications of EthmoiditisComplications of SphenoiditisComplications of Maxillary SinusitisSummary and Conclusions

INTRODUCTION  The various secondary intracranial infectious lesions constitute some of the more

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