Giant concha bullosa

Case contributed by Dr Swaleh Mohamed Mohamed

Presentation

Patient seen by an ENT doctor due to complains of right nasal fullness and nasal blockage.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Female
CT

Massive expansion of the right middle turbinate which is mucus filled.  Associated contralateral deviation of the nasal septum is noted.  the paranasal sinuses are well pneumatised with no mucosal wall thickening.

Case Discussion

Patient was seen by an ENT doctor due to complains of right nasal fullness and nasal block.  Nasal examination showed a well defined right nasal mass with normal overlying nasal mucosa.  The left nasal cavity was normal.

CT scan done showed giant mucus filled concha bullosa in the right with contralateral deviation of the nasal septum.  

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Case information

rID: 39683
Case created: 15th Sep 2015
Last edited: 2nd Oct 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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