Sphenochoanal polyp

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Mouth breather, recurrent sinusitis

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male

CT Sinus

Computed tomography demonstrated a soft tissue mass that arises in the sphenoid sinus, widening the spheno-ethmoidal recess and extend to the left coana. In both floors of the maxillary sinuses are displayed a probable retention cyst.

Case Discussion

Although antrochoanal polyps are the most frequent, this polyps can also originate in the sphenoid sinus as in this case.

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Case information

rID: 36538
Published: 9th Jun 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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