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Endoscopic views of bilateral dacryocystorhinostomies

February 1, 2010  |  Joseph P. Mirante, MD, FACS, Dewey A. Christmas, MD, and Eiji Yanagisawa, MD, FACS

Isolated sphenoid sinusitis presenting as blindness

January 1, 2010  |  Simon Wright, MBChB and Naeem Khan, MBChB, MRCS

An acute ischemic stroke secondary to sphenoid sinusitis

November 1, 2009  |  Christian Adrien Righini, MD, PhD, Fabrice Bing, MD, Pierre Bessou, MD, Kamel Boubagra, MD, and Emile Reyt, MD

Abstract

Acute isolated sphenoid sinusitis is a relatively uncommon entity. Because its symptoms and clinical findings are nonspecific, it can be easily misdiagnosed. Left unrecognized and untreated, it can lead to several well-known and severe complications, including meningitis,...

Endoscopic view of secretion transport from a maxillary antrostomy to the nasopharynx

October 1, 2009  |  Dewey A. Christmas, MD, Joseph P. Mirante, MD, FACS, and Eiji Yanagisawa, MD, FACS

Endoscopic view of the carotid artery appearing as a sphenoid sinus mass

August 1, 2009  |  Dewey A. Christmas, MD, Joseph P. Mirante, MD, FACS, and Eiji Yanagisawa, MD, FACS

Periorbital emphysema as a complication of functional endoscopic sinus surgery

April 1, 2009  |  Michael J. Rodriguez, MD, Sandeep P. Dave, MD, and Frank C. Astor, MD

Abstract

Clinically significant periorbital emphysema is an unusual complication of functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS). In most instances, it resolves spontaneously without any serious sequelae. Rarely, it can progress rapidly and become severe enough to cause irreversible...

Management of allergic fungal sinusitis with postoperative oral and nasal steroids: A controlled study

April 1, 2009  |  Mubasher Ikram, FCPS, Akbar Abbas, FCPS, Anwar Suhail, FRCS, Maisam Abbas Onali, MBBS, Shabbir Akhtar, FCPS, and Moghira Iqbal, FCPS

Abstract

In patients with allergic fungal sinusitis, the mainstay of treatment remains surgical removal of allergic mucin and fungal debris. But as a single modality, surgery is associated with high rates of recurrence, so a number of adjunctive medical modalities have been tried,...

Sinus balloon dilators: One surgeon's experience and proposed indications for their use

April 1, 2009  |  Christopher M. Garvey, MD

Abstract

From October 2006 through September 2007, balloon sinusotomies were attempted on 89 sinuses in 45 patients with chronic sinus disease. Ninety-eight percent of sinuses were successfully dilated, 3.4% required revision surgery, and one complication (unlikely related to use of the...

Bilateral transversely clefted middle turbinates

April 1, 2009  |  Laura M. Dooley, MD and C.W. David Chang, MD

Endoscopic view of purulent sphenoid sinusitis

February 1, 2009  |  Dewey A. Christmas, MD, Joseph P. Mirante, MD, FACS, and Eiji Yanagisawa, MD, FACS

Sinonasal mycetoma

November 1, 2008  |  Enrique Palacios, MD, FACR, Wesley Jones, MD, and Jorge Alvernia, MD

Complex odontoma of the nasal cavity: A case report

May 1, 2008  |  Michelle Soltan, MD and Ashutosh Kacker, MD

Abstract

We describe the case of a 76-year-old man who presented with symptoms of chronic nasal obstruction and recurrent sinusitis of many years’ duration. The patient's history and radiographic findings established a diagnosis of a complex odontoma of the nasal cavity. The mass was...

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