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Triple discrete fungus balls of the paranasal sinuses.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15577809     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Paranasal sinus fungus balls occur usually in single sinus, most frequently the maxillary sinus. Multisinus localization was found only 6% in the largest review of this disease entity. Even multiple sinuses involved, these sinuses were mostly contiguous. Bilateral involvement was rare in the literature. Nevertheless, there has never been a report of three discrete sinus fungus balls in the same patient. This report represents the first case of the paranasal sinus fungus balls presenting in triple discrete sinuses at once.
Ting-Kuang Chao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery     Volume:  131     ISSN:  0194-5998     ISO Abbreviation:  Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg     Publication Date:  2004 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-12-03     Completed Date:  2005-03-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8508176     Medline TA:  Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1014-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Otolaryngology, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Pan-Chiao, Taipei, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Aspergillosis / diagnosis*,  surgery
Middle Aged
Otorhinolaryngologic Surgical Procedures
Paranasal Sinus Diseases / diagnosis*,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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