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Frontal osteoma

Case contributed by Ahmed Abdrabou
Diagnosis certain


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 tumors composed of mature bone. They are benign, slow growing and usually asymptomatic. They commonly occur in the head and neck:

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