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Pott's puffy tumour

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Circumscribed swelling (oedema) of the scalp associated with underlying osteomyelitis of the skull.

Description

Circumscribed swelling (oedema) of the scalp associated with underlying osteomyelitis of the skull.

Bibliography

  • P. Pott:
    Observations on the Nature of Consequences of Wounds and Contusions of the Head, Fractures of the Skull, Concussions of the Brain.
    London, Hitch & Lowes, 1760.

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