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Fibrous dysplasia of inferior turbinate, middle turbinate, and frontal sinus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17451125     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is a non-neoplastic fibro-osseous lesion. Paranasal sinus involvement is infrequent. Involvement of the frontal sinus, sphenoid sinus, and middle turbinate is rare, and only sporadic cases have been reported in the literature. Nasal turbinates and especially the inferior turbinate are the least involved bones of the craniofacial region. To the best of our knowledge, only one case with McCune-Albright syndrome had FD of the inferior turbinate. Here, we report a rare case with FD of inferior and middle turbinates and review literature concerning FD of the craniofacial region.
K M Ozcan; O Akdogan; Y Gedikli; I Ozcan; H Dere; T Unal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  B-ENT     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1781-782X     ISO Abbreviation:  B-ENT     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-24     Completed Date:  2007-06-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101247842     Medline TA:  B-ENT     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  35-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, 4th ENT Clinic, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Facial Asymmetry / etiology
Fibrous Dysplasia, Polyostotic / diagnosis*,  pathology
Follow-Up Studies
Frontal Sinus* / pathology
Headache / etiology
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Turbinates* / pathology

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