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An acute ischemic stroke secondary to sphenoid sinusitis

November 1, 2009  |  Christian Adrien Righini, MD, PhD, Fabrice Bing, MD, Pierre Bessou, MD, Kamel Boubagra, MD, and Emile Reyt, MD

Abstract

Acute isolated sphenoid sinusitis is a relatively uncommon entity. Because its symptoms and clinical findings are nonspecific, it can be easily misdiagnosed. Left unrecognized and untreated, it can lead to several well-known and severe complications, including meningitis,...

Adult Burkitt lymphoma originating in the sphenoid sinus: Case report and review of the literature

July 1, 2009  |  Sri Kiran Chennupati, MD, Satish Govindaraj, MD, Gavin Setzen, MD, and Alexander G. Chiu, MD

Abstract

Burkitt lymphoma is a high-grade B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The endemic form of this malignancy occurs primarily in children aged 5 to 7 years, and it presents with jaw and facial bone involvement. The sporadic form affects older children (mean age: 12.2 yr) and often...

A huge sphenoid sinus mucocele: Report of a case

May 1, 2009  |  Bijan Khademi, MD, Behrooz Gandomi, MD, and Mehdi Tarzi, MD

Abstract

Sphenoid sinus mucoceles are exceedingly rare. Most have occurred in men between the ages of 30 and 40 years. We report a case of sphenoid sinus mucocele that was unusual not only for the age of the patient (13 yr), but for the massive size of the lesion (59 x 53 mm). The...

Endoscopic view of purulent sphenoid sinusitis

February 1, 2009  |  Dewey A. Christmas, MD, Joseph P. Mirante, MD, FACS, and Eiji Yanagisawa, MD, FACS

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...

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...

Sphenochoanal polyp presenting with concomitant nasal polyps

January 1, 2007  |  James R. Tysome, MA, MRCS; Hesham A. Saleh, FRCS (ORL-HNS)
 

Sphenochoanal polyp: An endoscopic view

January 1, 2007  |  Sampan Singh Bist, MS; Manisha Bisht, MBBS; Rajesh Kumar, MS; Saurabh Varshney, MS

Chronic sinonasal aspergillosis with associated mucormycosis

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

Transsphenoidal encephalocele in a neonate

July 1, 2006  |  Kailash Narasimhan, BA; James Coticchia, MD

Total necrosis of the intranasal structures and soft palate as a result of nasal inhalation of crushed OxyContin

August 1, 2005  |  David Greene, MD, FACS
Abstract
Nasal inhalation of substances such as cocaine has long been linked to septal necrosis and more recently to...

Does Helicobacter pylori play a role in upper respiratory tract inflammation? A case report

April 1, 2005  |  Paulo Borges Dinis, MD; Maria Luz Martins, MD; João Subtil, MD
Abstract
Persistent isolated inflammation of the sphenoid sinus, an entity that is not diagnosed very often, poses a...

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