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Isolated extramedullary plasmacytoma of the middle turbinate

February 1, 2009  |  Tengku A. Shahrizal, MS, Narayanan Prepageran, FRCS, Omar Rahmat, MS, Kein-Seong Mun, MPath, and Lai-Meng Looi, FRCPath

Abstract

Extramedullary plasmacytoma is a rare plasma cell proliferative disorder with a predilection for the head and neck region. Occasionally, it presents as a solitary lesion in the nasal cavity. We report a case of an isolated lesion in the middle turbinate of the right nasal...

Suture medialization of the middle turbinates during endoscopic sinus surgery

December 1, 2008  |  Kim M. Hewitt, MD and Richard R. Orlandi, MD

Abstract

Adhesion of the middle turbinate to the lateral nasal wall is a common complication of endoscopic sinus surgery. The potential sequela of middle turbinate lateralization is obstruction of the middle meatus and the maxillary, ethmoid, or frontal sinuses, which can result in...

Superior turbinate pneumatization in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis: Prevalence on paranasal sinus CT

September 26, 2008  |  Seth J. Kanowitz, MD, Annette O. Nusbaum, MD, Joseph B. Jacobs, MD, and Richard A. Lebowitz, MD

Abstract

With the availability of high-resolution computed tomography (CT), a great deal of attention has been paid to the anatomy of the paranasal sinuses. But while investigators have focused on the osteomeatal complex and its relation to chronic rhinosinusitis, there has been little...

Office CO2 laser turbinoplasty

July 1, 2008  |  Gordon J. Siegel, MD, Kristin A. Seiberling, MD, Kenneth G. Haines, MD, Kenneth G. Haines, MD, and Allison S. Aguado, MD

Abstract

We conducted a prospective study of office carbon dioxide (CO2) laser turbinoplasty as a treatment for symptoms related to turbinate dysfunction in 58 patients. All patients completed surveys before and 1 month after treatment, and 23 patients completed longer-term...

Cavernous hemangioma of the middle turbinate: A case report

July 1, 2008  |  Fatma Çaylakli, MD, Alper Can Çağici, MD, Cem Hürcan, MD, Nebil Bal, MD, Osman Kizilkiliç, MD, and Fikret Kiroglu, MD

Abstract

Most cavernous hemangiomas present at birth or soon after. Cavernous hemangiomas of the nasal cavity, which are rare, usually do not present until adulthood; their incidence peaks in the fourth decade of life. Most affected patients experience epistaxis or hemoptysis and an...

Endoscopic view of a septated concha bullosa

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

Unilateral inferior turbinate hypoplasia caused by a longstanding (approximately 35 yr) nasal foreign body

January 1, 2008  |  Fiorenza Derosas, MD, Gino Marioni, MD, Brescia Giuseppe, MD, Alessandra Florio, MD, Claudia Staffieri, MD, and Alberto Staffieri, MD

Abstract

We report the unusual case of a 44-year-old man who presented with a plastic foreign body that had been lodged in his right nasal cavity for approximately 35 years. Initial attempts to remove the object were unsuccessful; only after it was broken into several parts was removal...

Unilateral inferior turbinate agenesis: A case report

January 1, 2008  |  Fatma Çaylakli, MD, Ismail Yilmaz, MD, Cem Hürcan, MD, Cem Özer, MD, and Levent Özlüoĝlu, MD

Abstract

Many common anatomic variations in the nasal cavity have been observed, including paradoxical turbinates and pneumatization of the inferior, middle, and superior turbinates. We describe a case of a rare anomaly—unilateral inferior turbinate agenesis—in a 65-year-old man who had...

Endoscopic view of a hyperpneumatized agger nasi cell resembling a nasal turbinate

December 1, 2007  |  Eiji Yanagisawa, MD, FACS, Joseph P. Mirante, MD, FACS, and Dewey A. Christmas, MD

Endoscopic view of sinonasal cancer 6 years post-treatment

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

Dislocation of the turbinate: A rare complication of middle turbinate surgery

June 1, 2007  |  Hisham S. Khalil, MD, FRCS (ORL-HNS); Arash H. Naraghi, MRCS; Desmond A. Nunez, MD, FRCS (ORL)
 

Endoscopic view of a powered partial resection of a concha bullosa

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

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