This follows an acute sinus infection which fails to resolve the cause of failure is usually some anatomical or pathological narrowing of the middle meatus which prevents adequate drainage common causes of such narrowing are septal deviations, enlargement of the middle turbinate, chronic generalized oedema of the nasal mucosa due to allergic or vasomotor rhinitis mucous polypi. Chronic frontal sinusitis is usually secondary to antral or ethmoidal infection & a dental abscess can cause a particularly severe foul infection of the maxillary antrum.
Symptoms/ sign and complications:-
- Local symptoms are often slight so that the disease can easily be overlooked. There is intermittent nasal obstruction discharge with a feeling of dullness or heaviness in the face and head. These symptoms are made worse by a coryza the patient often suffers from nasal catarrh for a long time after each cold. Recurrent or chronic tonsillitis, pharyngitis, or laryngitis is often the complaint which makes the patient seek medical advice sinus infection shoud always be looked for in such cases. Chonic sinusitis is often present in bronchiectasis chronic bronchitis. There is no tenderness over the sins as in acute infection and nasal examination often show no obvious infection but will reveal the narrowing of the middle meatus, ct are particularly useful in revealing the condition & the state of the lining membrne. Spread to the orbit or anterior cranial fossa may occur as in acute infections.
- Homeopathic treatment medicine apply one symptoms sigs base only.