Infected concha bullosa

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi


Headache and nasal obstruction.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

Right concha bullosa with internal partial opacification.

Nasal septal deviation with convexity towards the left side.

Mucoperiosteal thickening of right anterior ethmoid air cell.

Case Discussion

Concha bullosa is pneumatization of middle nasal turbinates. It is commonly associated with nasal septal deviation. It can be infected as in current case.

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Case information

rID: 82098
Published: 14th Sep 2020
Last edited: 17th Sep 2020
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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