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Bilateral asymmetric mucoceles of the paranasal sinuses: a first case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15724741     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Bilateral paranasal sinus mucoceles are rare. To date, only 5 cases have been reported in the English-language literature. All were bilaterally symmetrical. We present a patient with bilateral asymmetric mucoceles. This patient had a symptomatic mucocele of the right ethmoid sinus with orbital extension and an asymptomatic mucocele involving the left maxillary sinus with retroorbital extension. The latter was an incidental finding on radiologic evaluation. This is the first case report of bilateral mucoceles with asymmetric involvement of the paranasal sinuses.
Authors:
Lalee Varghese; Mary John; Mary Kurien
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ear, nose, & throat journal     Volume:  83     ISSN:  0145-5613     ISO Abbreviation:  Ear Nose Throat J     Publication Date:  2004 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-02-23     Completed Date:  2005-04-13     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701817     Medline TA:  Ear Nose Throat J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  834-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of ENT, Christian Medical College,Vellore, Tamilnadu 632004, India.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Endoscopy
Female
Functional Laterality
Humans
Mucocele / radiography*,  surgery
Paranasal Sinus Diseases / radiography*,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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