A RARE CAUSE OF NASAL OBSTRUCTION AND HEADACHE: A GIANT BULLAE ETHMOIDALIS INSIDE THE CONCHA BULLOSA

Selahattin Tuğrul, Remzi Doğan, İlker Ocak, Sabri Baki Eren, Orhan Özturan
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The existence of a giant ethmoidal bullae and
its invading into the concha bullosa is a rare
situation. Two cases reported in literature up to
date, this case will be the third.
Herein we report a case admitted due to the
complaints of headache, facial pain and nasal
obstruction. A giant ethmoidal bullae inside
the concha bullosa was detected in
preoperative CT scans. Surgical treatment
approaches and literature review will be
presented.
It is important to discover anatomical
variations preoperatively in paranasal sinus
surgery to avoid complications.
Key words: bullae ethmoidalis, giant, concha
bullosa


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Bulla etmoidalis, büyük, konka bülloza

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17944/mkutfd.85833

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