Frontal mucocele

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim


Right orbital swelling and pain

Patient Data

Age: 45 year old
Gender: Female

Expansion of the totally opacified right compartment of the frontal sinus showing rather high attenuation value contents. Smooth scalloping of its related bony boundaries with erosion & dehiscence of its inferior wall & subsequent encroachment on the right orbital cavity by bulging soft tissue which is seen mildly displacing the right globe downwards. No associated peri-orbital inflammatory changes.

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Case information

rID: 29792
Published: 23rd Jun 2014
Last edited: 14th Mar 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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