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  • paranasal sinuses
  • Treatment relies on early diagnosis and consists of the prompt drainage of infected paranasal sinuses as well as specific antistaphylococcal agents, such as nafcillin (or oxacillin), given intravenously usually in combination with a third generation cephalosporin such as ceftriaxone or cefotaxime. (ndtv.com)
  • paranasal sinuses, are und. (healthtap.com)
  • infection
  • 14 - 16 There are several case reports of the association of PC in children with medications 17 and various systemic conditions including pregnancy, 18 disorders of coagulation, 19 collagen vascular disease, 20 nutritional derangements, 21 endocrinopathies, 22 infection, 23 cerebral sinus thrombosis, 24 and a variety of other miscellaneous conditions. (aappublications.org)
  • symptoms
  • The rate of progression, severity of symptoms, and prognosis are all related to the location of thrombosis. (ndtv.com)
  • When only the anterior third of the sinus is obstructed, symptoms are less intense and evolve more slowly. (ndtv.com)
  • midline
  • The paired structures lie on either side of the pituitary fossa, immediately above the midline sphenoid sinus. (ndtv.com)
  • Blood
  • In addition to the release of pro-inflammatory mediators, other mechanisms that lead to the loss of blood flow include failure of autoregulation, hypotension, thrombosis, and impaired energy production by the damaged and shocked cells, and vasospasm. (news-medical.net)
  • association
  • The opening pressure is increased in proportion to the extent of the sagittal sinus involvement, and an increased cell count usually reflects the association of a meningeal or parameningeal process. (ndtv.com)