ⓘ Frontal sinus trephination
Frontal sinus trephination is a surgical procedure where in a small opening is made in the floor of the frontal sinus facilitating drainage of its contents. Drainage of the frontal sinus is done through the floor of frontal sinus above the inner canthus.
- skill set. At the very least, the abscess is trephined externally as an emergency. Any associated frontal sinus table fracture can be managed electively.
- to the face Nasal bone fracture Mandible fracture Orbital fracture Frontal sinus fracture Complex lacerations and soft tissue damage Skin cancer e.g
- If transfer to a facility with neurosurgery is unavailable, prolonged trephination drilling a hole into the skull may be performed in the emergency department
- and middle portions of the ascending convolutions in the left frontal lobe A trephined hole in the skull near the purported site of the lesion showed