Skip to content Skip to navigation

A case of a nasal polyp originating in the cribriform plate

| Reprints
September 19, 2013
by Osman Kursat Arikan, MD; Nuray Bayar Muluk, MD; Ozden Cirpar, MD


Nasal polyps were once believed to originate in sinus cavities, and from there to pass through ostia and into the nasal cavity. However, data gained from subsequent anatomic studies revealed that they can actually originate in numerous locations in the sinonasal area. We report a case of a nasal polyp that originated in the cribriform plate, which is a very rare site of origin for a nasal polyp.

ENT Journal provides full text articles to our registered members.
Please log in or sign up for a FREE membership to view the full content:

You may also like to: