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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


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
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

Olfactory neuroblastoma

September 1, 2006  |  Lester D.R. Thompson, MD, FASCP

Endoscopic view of the ethmoid strut

July 1, 2006  |  Dewey A. Christmas, MD; Joseph P. Mirante, MD; Eiji Yanagisawa, MD

Sinonasal lymphoma: A case report

May 1, 2006  |  M. Panduranga Kamath, MS; Gurudath Kamath, MS; Kiran Bhojwani, MS; Mukhta Pai, MD; Ahamed Shameem, MBBS; Salil Agarwal, MBBS
Sinonasal lymphomas are uncommon malignancies. They are difficult to differentiate from carcinomas, and...

Isolated cementoossifying fibroma of the ethmoid bulla: A case report

May 1, 2006  |  Ismail Yilmaz, MD; Nebil Bal, MD; Levent N. Ozluoglu, MD
Cementoossifying fibroma is a rare nonodontogenic tumor of the periodontal membrane that arises from the...


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