Middle turbinate mucocele

Case contributed by Dr Heba Mohamed

Presentation

Left nasal cavity obstruction

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female
CT

Abnormal fluid within aerated left middle turbinate.

Case Discussion

Middle turbinate is a bone process situated inferior and medial to the ethmoidal air cells when become aired called concha bullosa. Pneumatization may happen anterior and posteriorly when anterior it becomes more liable to mucocele.Pneumatized middle concha is liable the same inflammatory disorders that happen in any paranasal sinuses.

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Case information

rID: 52841
Case created: 22nd Apr 2017
Last edited: 21st Jul 2017
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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