Frontal osteoma

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou


History of previous sinonasal operation, still complaining of headache and nasal discharge.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Right frontal osteoma, left antrochoanal polyp and bilateral middle turbinectomy. Mucoperiosteal thickening of para nasal sinuses sparing the sphenoids which compatiblewith chronic sinusitis.

Case Discussion

Osteomas are, as the name suggests, osteogenic tumours composed of mature bone. They are benign, slow growing and usually asymptomatic. They commonly occur in the head and neck:

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Case information

rID: 24249
Case created: 3rd Aug 2013
Last edited: 7th Feb 2018
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