Frontal ethmoid osteoma

Case contributed by Dr Miguel Terrazas Terrazas


25 years old male referred by mild head trauma

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Axial non enhanced CT scan shows a right sided subgaleal hematoma.

Bone window shows well defined left frontal-ethmoid osteoma extending into left frontal sinus. Fluid density at left frontal, maxillary and sphenoid sinus.

Case Discussion

Osteoma: usually an incidental finding. Most common in frontal sinuses followed by ethmoid and maxillary sinuses. May cause sinusitis
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Case information

rID: 17542
Published: 24th Apr 2012
Last edited: 24th Nov 2015
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