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June 1940


Arch Otolaryngol. 1940;31(6):1016-1035. doi:10.1001/archotol.1940.00660011031014

Mucocele of the Frontal Sinus.Dr. J. A. Weiss.  This article will appear in full in a later issue of the Archives.

Paralysis of the Abducens Nerve Associated with Sinus Thrombosis.Dr. Leo A. Satz.  When the patient, a white boy aged 13, was first seen, twelve days after a paracentesis on the right tympanic membrane, he complained of pain behind the right ear and in the zygomatic region and of right-sided headaches. The temperature on admission was 100.8 F. There was leukocytosis, the white cell count being 17,000.The symptoms of sinus thrombosis were latent, and the paresis of the abducens nerve appeared ten days after an operation on the sinus.Although some of the clinical symptoms along with the roentgenographic findings pointed to possible involvement of the petrous tip, the lack of continuous orbital pains, the moderate discharge from the wound, as well as the excellent

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