TITLE

Large Concha Bullosa Mucopyocele Replacing the Anterior Ethmoid Sinuses and Contiguous With the Frontal Sinus

AUTHOR(S)
Cohen, Samuel D.; Matthews, Brian L.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology;Jan2008, Vol. 117 Issue 1, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Concha bullosa, a pneumatized middle turbinate, is a common anatomic variant found in the paranasal sinuses. When a concha bullosa becomes obstructed, it can form a mucocele and, eventually, a mucopyocele if it becomes secondarily infected. This is a rare phenomenon; only 9 concha bullosa mucopyoceles have been previously reported in the English-language literature. We present the case of a large concha bullosa mucopyocele in a pediatric patient in which the concha bullosa replaced the anterior ethmoid sinuses and was contiguous with the frontal sinus.
ACCESSION #
28549010

 

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