Frontal sinus osteoma
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Postnasal discharge, runny nose, and headache.
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A well-defined homogenous benign-appearing osseous mass lesion coronal width up to 10 x 7 mm in the left frontal sinus nasal side adjacent to the frontal sinus outflow tract is seen. Mild left side nasal septum deviation with a small spur and mucosal contact with left side middle concha are also seen.
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The case illustrates the typical MDCT feature of frontal sinus osteoma. The osteoma can be progressively enlarged and eroded within the intracranial cavity. The most common location of osteoma in paranasal sinuses is the frontal sinus. Osteoma can be obstructive and lead to mucocele upstream.
- 1. Umur A, Gunhan K, Songu M, Temiz C, Yuceturk A. Frontal Sinus Osteoma Complicated with Intracranial Inflammatory Polyp: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord). 2008;129(4-5):333-6. - Pubmed