April 2006

Inhomogeneous mass with a bony defect on the forehead above the right eye

Clinical Info

Persistent swelling on the forehead after a cold a few months ago.

Ultrasound Images & Clips

15 year old boy, Persistent swelling on the forehead after a cold a few months ago.

Inhomogeneous mass with a bony defect on the forehead above the right eye.
Inhomogeneous mass with a bony defect on the forehead above the right eye.
There is a thinning of the underlying bone with a defect.
There is a thinning of the underlying bone with a defect.
The lesion shows mainly peripheral vascularity that is in continuation with the bony defect.
The lesion shows mainly peripheral vascularity that is in continuation with the bony defect.
e flow image of the same lesion.
e flow image of the same lesion.
Cineloop shows the vascularity of the lesion with e flow.
CT image showing a frontal sinusitis and soft tissue swelling anterior of the right frontal sinus.
CT image showing a frontal sinusitis and soft tissue swelling anterior of the right frontal sinus.
 CT image at a higher level showing thinning of the anterior wall of the right frontal sinus.
CT image at a higher level showing thinning of the anterior wall of the right frontal sinus.
CT image at a higher level showing thinning of the anterior wall of the right frontal sinus and the bony defect.
CT image at a higher level showing thinning of the anterior wall of the right frontal sinus and the bony defect.

Conclusion

Diagnosis: Frontal sinusitis with perforation to the soft tissues of the forehead. The patient was surgically treated without complications.


Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 15

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System