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Osseous metaplasia in a nasal polyp: Report of a rare case and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22996719     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Metaplasia is the conversion of one adult tissue or cell type into another tissue or cell type. Although osseous metaplasia has been described in many parts of the body, it is rarely encountered in the head and neck region, especially in nasal polyps. This article reports a case of unilateral sinonasal polyp containing areas of osseous metaplasia in a 44-year-old woman presenting with nasal obstruction. Also included are a brief discussion of osseous metaplasia in the head and neck region and a literature review.
Authors:
Hasan Mercan; Deniz Tuna Edizer; Erkan Kilic; Tugce Esen; Rana Ramazanoglu; Harun Cansiz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ear, nose, & throat journal     Volume:  91     ISSN:  1942-7522     ISO Abbreviation:  Ear Nose Throat J     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701817     Medline TA:  Ear Nose Throat J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E4-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey.
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