Rhinolith

Case contributed by Dr Saad Ahmed Saad Hassan

Presentation

Right sided nasal obstruction and facial pain that has been worsening over the last year

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Female
CT

There is a densely calcified lesion involving the right nasal cavity with an adjacent mucosal thickening.  The lesion is intimately related to the right inferior nasal turbinate. The lesion measures 1.5 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm in its maximum dimensions.

Case Discussion

Right nasal cavity densely calcified lesion as above described consistent with a rhinolith.

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Case information

rID: 75126
Published: 24th Mar 2020
Last edited: 25th Mar 2020
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Poole NHS Foundation Trust

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