Sinonasal polyposis

Case contributed by Dr Shervin Sharifkashani

Presentation

Chronic nasal cavity obstruction and runny nose.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
CT

Remarkable polypoid mucosal thickening and fluid in all paranasal sinuses and nasal cavities with osteomeatal complex and sinus and nasal cavities obliteration are seen.

Case Discussion

The case illustrates the typical non-contrast MDCT features of pathology-proved sinonasal polyposis. The disease is a kind of chronic sinusitis usually due to allergy. Secondary fungal infection of the sinuses is one of the major complications of the disease. Cystic fibrosis can be also considered a background disease.

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.