What are the potential complications of sinusitis?

Updated: Sep 11, 2020
  • Author: Anne Meneghetti, MD; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Answer

Complications of sinusitis include the following:

  • Orbital cellulitis

  • Subperiosteal abscess

  • Orbital abscess

  • Mastoiditis

  • Frontal or maxillary osteomyelitis

  • Subdural abscess

  • Cavernous sinus thrombosis

  • Brain abscess


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