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Prostatic carcinoma metastatic to the paranasal sinuses: A case report

September 1, 2008  |  Borlingegowda Viswanatha, MS, DLO

Abstract

In the paranasal sinuses, metastatic carcinoma is far less common than primary carcinoma. Metastasis of prostate cancer to the paranasal sinuses is very rare. The author describes a case of prostatic adenocarcinoma that metastasized to the frontal and ethmoid sinuses in a 68-...

Endoscopic view of a posterior ostium of the ethmoid bulla

August 1, 2008  |  Eiji Yanagisawa, MD, FACS, Joseph P. Mirante, MD, FACS, and Dewey A. Christmas, MD

An unusual cause of unilateral nasal obstruction: A mucocele of the maxillary sinus

April 1, 2008  |  Dewey A. Christmas, MD, Joseph P. Mirante, MD, FACS, and Eiji Yanagisawa, MD, FACS

Endoscopic view of a septated concha bullosa

February 1, 2008  |  Eiji Yanagisawa, MD, FACS, Joseph P. Mirante, MD, FACS, and Dewey A. Christmas, MD

Tension pneumocephalus after endoscopic sinus surgery: Case report of repair and management in absence of obvious skull base defect

February 1, 2008  |  Robert G. Whitmore, BA, Gabrielle Bonhomme, MD, Laura J. Balcer, MD, MSCE, and James N. Palmer, MD

Abstract

Tension pneumocephalus is a rare complication of functional endoscopic sinus surgery that may lead to rapid neurologic deterioration. Patients typically display symptoms within hours after the operation, and computed tomography reveals the presence of a skull base defect. We...

The use of a telescope in sinus balloon dilation

September 1, 2007  |  Dewey A. Christmas Jr., MD; Joseph P. Mirante, MD, FACS; Eiji Yanagisawa, MD, FACS

Balloon catheter dilation is being used to help improve paranasal sinus ventilation.1,2 Those who teach the technique emphasize the use of the C-arm fluoroscope and the tactile introduction of a sinus guidewire. This is followed by the insertion of the sinus balloon catheter over the...

Post-traumatic ethmoid mucocele following penetrating craniofacial injury

August 1, 2007  |  Jason S. Hamilton, MD; Sofia Avitia, MD; Ryan F. Osborne, MD

A 52-year-old woman presented with an 8-month history of progressive right-sided facial pain and headache. Her medical history was significant for a gunshot wound to the face approximately 10 years earlier.

An aggressive psammomatoid ossifying fibroma of the sinonasal tract: Report of a case

July 1, 2007  |  Bijan Khademi, MD; Nika Niknejad, MD; Jalal Mahmoudi, MD
Abstract
Aggressive psammomatoid ossifying fibromas (APOFs) represent a subgroup of related fibro-osseous lesions that...

Malignant melanoma of the sinonasal mucosa: Two case reports and a review

May 1, 2007  |  Alicia R. Sanderson, MD; Brendan Gaylis, MD
 

Endoscopic view of cystic fibrosis with nasal polyposis

May 1, 2007  |  Dewey A. Christmas Jr., MD; Joseph P. Mirante, MD, FACS; Eiji Yanagisawa, MD, FACS

Chronic sinonasal aspergillosis with associated mucormycosis

January 1, 2007  |  Ramandeep S. Virk, MS; Pankaj Arora, MS

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