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Pneumosinus dilatans of the ethmoid sinus presenting with exophthalmus: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17403889     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pneumosinus dilatans (PSD) is a rare condition of unknown aetiology in which there is enlargement of the paranasal sinuses by air, where the affected sinus expands beyond the normal boundaries of bone without thinning of its bony walls. The case of a 28 year old male with PSD, who had gradually increasing exophthalmus and diplopia, is presented and characteristics of this condition are reviewed with literature data.
B Yazici; B Erdogmus; E Guclu; O Ozturk
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dento maxillo facial radiology     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0250-832X     ISO Abbreviation:  Dentomaxillofac Radiol     Publication Date:  2007 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-03     Completed Date:  2007-05-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7609576     Medline TA:  Dentomaxillofac Radiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  105-6     Citation Subset:  D    
Department of Radiology, Duzce Faculty of Medicine, University of Abant Izzet Baysal, Konuralp 81620, Duzce, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Decompression, Surgical / methods
Dilatation, Pathologic / complications,  pathology,  surgery
Diplopia / etiology
Ethmoid Sinus / pathology*,  surgery
Exophthalmos / etiology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Paranasal Sinus Diseases / complications,  pathology*,  surgery

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