September 19, 2016 | John M. Lee, MSc, MD; Michael Au, MD
Onodi cell mucoceles are rare entities that can cause devastating ocular complications if not treated promptly. Delays in the diagnosis are possible because of the wide range of differential diagnoses of unilateral retrobulbar optic neuropathy. We describe a new case of Onodi...
December 14, 2015 | Meir Warman, MD; Seth Willen, MD; Peter J. Catalano, MD, FACS, FARS
The presentation of an enlarged pneumatized bulla ethmoidalis (BE) that obstructs the ethmoid infundibulum has not been previously reported. We report such a case in a 23-year-old woman who presented with recurrent acute rhinosinusitis and chronic rhinosinusitis. The...
September 21, 2015 | Dodul Mondal, MBBS; Manisha Jana, MD; Prabir Kumar Sur, MD; Ebnam Murshed Khan, MD
Meningiomas are common intracranial extra-axial masses. They are rarely encountered in extracranial locations; when they are, the most common head and neck locations are the paranasal sinuses and the temporal bone. Meningiomas in children are very rare, especially in the...
February 2, 2015 | Dewey A. Christmas, MD; Joseph P. Mirante, MD, FACS; Eiji Yanagisawa, MD, FACS
The ostium of the ethmoid bulla is often found in the hiatus semilunaris superior, but that it can also be found in the anterior or lateral wall of the bulla, the ethmoid infundibulum, the hiatus semilunaris inferior, or the retrobullar recess.
January 19, 2015 | Marie Devars du Mayne, MD; Maxime Gratacap, MD; David Malinvaud, MD, PhD; Frederic Grenouillet, PhD; Pierre Bonfils, MD, PhD
We report what we believe is the first case of allergic fungal rhinosinusitis (AFRS) caused by the fungus Rhizopus oryzae. Our patient was a 32-year-old woman who presented with unilateral nasal polyps and chronic nasal dysfunction. Computed tomography of the sinuses...