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Endoscopic view of antrochoanal polyp with a dental implant

September 27, 2018  |  Hwang Chul Shin, MD; Jong Seung Kim, MD

The stability of sinus conditions should be dealt with at the time of dental implant surgery.

Endoscopic view of the carotid artery in the sphenoid sinus

September 27, 2018  |  Eiji Yanagisawa, MD, FACS; Dewey A. Christmas, MD; Joseph P. Mirante, MD, MBA, FACS

The sphenoid sinus has been described as the most variable, in shape and size, of any bilateral cavity or organ in the human body.

Renal cell carcinoma metastatic to the sinonasal cavity: A review and report of 8 cases

September 27, 2018  |  Pierre-Louis Bastier, MD; Dorothee Dunion, MD; Guillaume de Bonnecaze, MD; Elie Serrano, MD, PhD; Ludovic de Gabory, MD, PhD


Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) metastatic in the sinonasal cavity is rare. In many cases, it represents the initial presentation of RCC. We conducted a retrospective chart review to report the clinical presentation, imaging, and treatment of RCC metastases in the sinonasal cavity...

Button battery insertion in nose manifested as infraorbital cellulitis

September 27, 2018  |  Sheng-Yao Cheng, MD; Cheng-Ping Shih, MD

Infraorbital cellulitis developing from a nasal foreign body is relatively rare and should be considered when diagnosing a child with a presentation similar to the one described in this article.

Mucocele development after endoscopic sinus surgery for nasal polyposis: A long-term analysis

September 27, 2018  |  Hakim Benkhatar, MD; Idir Khettab, MD; Philippe Sultanik, MD, PhD; Ollivier Laccourreye, MD; Pierre Bonfils, MD, PhD


The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of long-term mucocele development after functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) for nasal polyposis, to search for a statistical relationship with preoperative variables and to analyze the management of this...

A polyp originating in the middle turbinate and extending to the maxillary sinus ostium

August 22, 2018  |  Jae Hoon Lee, MD

The clinical presentations of nasal polyps include nasal obstruction, rhinorrhea, postnasal drip, anosmia, hyposmia, and facial pain.

Visualized ethmoid roof cerebrospinal fluid leak during frontal balloon sinuplasty

August 22, 2018  |  Navdeep R. Sayal, DO; Eytan Keidar, DO; Shant Korkigian, DO


Balloon sinus dilation (BSD) is generally accepted as a safe alternative to traditional sinus surgery. It is a unique technique designed to potentially minimize complications associated with traditional functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS). We present a case in which a 65...

Endoscopic view of postoperative maxillary sinus mucoceles separated by bony septum

August 22, 2018  |  Jae Hoon Lee, MD

Postoperative maxillary sinus mucocele usually presents 20 to 30 years after Caldwell-Luc surgery involving the maxillary sinus.

Endoscopic view of a sinonasal osteoma

August 18, 2018  |  Dewey A. Christmas, MD; Joseph P. Mirante, MD, MBA, FACS; Eiji Yanagisawa, MD, FACS

Surgical intervention is indicated only in the event of symptoms or complications caused by the osteoma.

HPV-related sinonasal carcinoma with adenoid cystic-like features with intracranial invasion

August 18, 2018  |  Yuntsung Hung, MD; Yu-Yen Chung, MD; Mei-Ling Chen, MD; Jyun-Ying Guo, MD

HPV-related sinonasal carcinoma with adenoid cystic-like features is a recently described tumor with less than 10 cases reported in the literature to date.

Efficacy of montelukast as prophylactic treatment for seasonal allergic rhinitis

August 18, 2018  |  Lisha Li, MD; Ruiqi Wang, MS; Le Cui, MD; Kai Guan, MD


The evidence supporting the prophylactic treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis before the start of pollen dispersal is still lacking. We conducted a study to investigate the efficacy of prophylaxis with montelukast for seasonal allergic rhinitis and to evaluate its influence...

Endoscopic surgery for primary sinonasal malignancies: Treatment outcomes and prognostic factors

June 28, 2018  |  Yan Huang, MD; Qian-hui Qiu, MD, PhD; Shui-xing Zhang, MD, PhD


We retrospectively reviewed the cases of 85 patients with primary sinonasal malignancies who had undergone endoscopic surgery with curative intent achieved by “regional resection.” Our goal was to assess the efficacy of endoscopic surgical treatment vis-à-vis traditional open...