Antrochoanal polyp

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Right sided nasal blockage; cold; headache.

Patient Data

Age: 27
Gender: Male

Soft tissue attenuation in right maxillary sinus, widening right osteomeatal complex, reaching right nasal cavity upto posterior choana.

Case Discussion

CT through the paranasal sinuses demonstrates a low density mass filling the maxillary sinus protruding though an enlarged maxillary ostium.

Features are consistent with the subsequently proven antrochoanal polyp.

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Case information

rID: 6260
Published: 19th May 2009
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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