A RARE CASE REPORT ON BILATERAL FRONTAL MUCOCELE

Dr Naraboyena Bala Gurappa, Dr R Bhanu Murthy

Abstract


AIM OF THE STUDY:

        The aim of study is to present a case report on frontal mucocele, its clinical presentation, differential diagnosis investigations and management and follow up. Endoscopic assisted with external approach (osteoplastic flap procedure).

      Mucoceles of the frontal sinus are relatively uncommon lesions of benign entity that occur with approximately equal frequencies in adult males and females, with the highest incidence in the third and fourth decades. They are uncommon in pediatric subjects.

   The etiology may be multifactorial: trauma, allergy, inflammation, anatomic abnormality, previous surgery, osteoma, fibrous dysplasia, or ossifying fibroma.

     Surgery is the only effective treatment and may range from functional endoscopic sinus surgery to craniotomy and craniofacial exposure with or without obliteration of the sinus.

 FM -Frontal mucocele, CT –computered tomography, MRI –magnetic resonance imaging, PNS –paranasal sinuses


Keywords


Adverse Reactions, Antidote, Siddha system of Medicine

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