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Polyps in bilateral conchae bullosa

January 1, 2011  |  K. Cagdas Kazikdas, MD

Sphenochoanal polyp: Current diagnosis and management

July 1, 2010  |  Mohannad Ahmad Al-Qudah, MD, FICS, FAAOHNS


Choanal polyps arise from inflamed, edematous mucosa in the paranasal sinuses. They extend into the choana and cause nasal obstruction and mouth breathing. In most cases, these polyps arise in the maxillary sinus, but rare cases of origin in the sphenoid sinus and other nasal...

Influence of the macroscopic features of vocal fold polyps on the quality of voice: A retrospective review of 101 cases

March 1, 2010  |  Gursel Dursun, MD, Selmin Karatayli-Ozgursoy, MD, Ozan Bagis Ozgursoy, MD, Zahide Ciler Tezcaner, MD, Isil Coruh, Audiometrist, and Mehmet Akif Kilic, MD


We conducted a study to examine six macroscopic features of vocal fold polyps and to investigate their influence on quality of voice. We retrospectively reviewed the records of 101 consecutive patients with vocal fold polyps who had undergone microlaryngeal surgery for polyp...

A giant vocal fold polyp causing dyspnea

December 1, 2009  |  Takeshi Kusunoki, MD, Ryohei Fujiwara, MD, Kiyotaka Murata, MD, and Katsuhisa Ikeda, MD

Frontochoanal polyp: Case report

May 1, 2009  |  Alper Nabi Erkan, MD, Özcan Çakmak, MD, and Nebil Bal, MD


Choanal polyps are solitary benign growths that can cause unilateral nasal obstruction. A frontochoanal polyp originates from the frontal sinus and extends to the nasopharynx. These lesions are rare and are usually diagnosed by endoscopic examination and computed tomography. A...

The floppy vocal polyp

December 1, 2008  |  Omar Rahmat, MD, MS and Narayanan Prepageran, FRCS


April 1, 2008  |  Robert Eller, MD, Mary Hawkshaw, RN, BSN, CORLN, and Robert T. Sataloff, MD, DMA

Rhinolithiasis with a nasal polyp: A case report

March 1, 2008  |  Ibrahim Ozcan, MD, K. Murat Ozcan, MD, Serdar Ensari, MD, and Huseyin Dere, MD


Rhinoliths are uncommon mineralized masses that form as a result of calcification of an endogenous or exogenous nidus. The most common manifestations of rhinolithiasis are unilateral nasal discharge, nasal obstruction, and facial pain. The diagnosis is made by nasal endoscopy...

Giant fibrovascular polyp of the esophagus

October 1, 2007  |  Catherine J. Rees, MD; Peter C. Belafsky, MD, PhD

A 56-year-old man was referred to the Center for Voice and Swallowing for management of a large upper esophageal mass. He complained of intermittent regurgitation of the mass and associated dyspnea.

Posthemorrhagic polyp

August 1, 2007  |  Robert Eller, MD; Mary Hawkshaw, RN, BSN, CORLN; Robert T. Sataloff, MD, DMA

A 27-year-old Web site designer experienced sudden hoarseness after yelling at a sporting event. Over the next 6 to 8 weeks, he experienced a general, but incomplete, improvement in his voice. Following a videostroboscopic examination (figure), he was diagnosed with a posthemorrhagic vocal fold...

The prevalence of Samter's triad in patients undergoing functional endoscopic sinus surgery

July 1, 2007  |  Ji-Eon Kim, MD; Stilianos E. Kountakis, MD, PhD
We conducted a retrospective study to determine the prevalence of Samter's triad (nasal polyps, asthma, and...

Sinonasal polyps

June 1, 2007  |  Lester D.R. Thompson, MD, FASCP


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