Frontal sinus osteoma

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi



Patient Data

Age: 25 years old
Gender: Male

A well-defined, dense, corticated lesion in the right frontal sinus.


A well-defined, dense, pedunculated lesion within the right frontal sinus. No evidence of obstruction of the sinus or of erosion through either the outer or inner wall of the sinus.


Case Discussion

Frontal sinus osteomas comprise 80% of paranasal sinus osteomas and as such, are common incidental findings on head radiographs and CT studies.

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Case information

rID: 56187
Published: 16th Oct 2017
Last edited: 19th Oct 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children

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