Mucocoele (illustrations)

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis not applicable

Diagrams depicting the evolution of a mucocoele.

  • Figure 1: Normal paranasal sinuses
  • Figure 2: Obstruction of the ostium results in gradual opacification of the sinus. 
  • Figure 3: Complete opacification of the sinus with gradual increase in pressure. 
  • Figure 4: Final stage of mucocoele formation, demonstrating bony expansion of the sinus. 

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