Haller Cell

Case contributed by Dr Hisham Alwakkaa

Presentation

Headache and nasal congestion.

Patient Data

Age: 17 years
Gender: Male
CT

Bilateral extensive Haller cells without evidence of ostiomeatal unit compromise. 

 

Case Discussion

In most cases Haller cells are an incidental finding. Although controversial, there is some evidence that they may compromise drainage of the maxillary sinuses, resulting in sinusitis.

 

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