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Periorbital pain induced by the concha bullosa fungus ball: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  25068222     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Concha bullosa is characterized by pneumatization of the middle turbinate and is one of the most common variations of the sinonasal anatomy. It is most often asymptomatic. A fungus ball in the concha bullosa is extremely rare, with only two reported cases in the English literature. This article describes a patient with such a fungus ball in the concha bullosa that caused right periorbital pain, specifically in the right medial canthal area, similar to mucosal contact point headache.
Kyung Soo Kim; Hyun Jik Kim
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of oral & facial pain and headache     Volume:  28     ISSN:  2333-0384     ISO Abbreviation:  J Oral Facial Pain Headache     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-07-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101624698     Medline TA:  J Oral Facial Pain Headache     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  277-9     Citation Subset:  D    
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