Concha bullosa

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Case Discussion

  • True concha bullosa - extends all the way down
  • Interlamellar cell - limited to vertical component

Predisposes to obstruction of the osteomeatal unit, and are frequently associated with deviation of the nasal septum away from the concha bullosa. May become infected.

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Case information

rID: 9762
Published: 21st May 2010
Last edited: 21st Nov 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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