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Combined aplasia of frontal and shenoid sinuses with hypoplasia of the maxillary sinus

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dc.contributor.author Błochowiak, Katarzyna
dc.contributor.author Kamiński, Bartłomiej
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-24T10:45:55Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-24T10:45:55Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation European Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine T. 16, z. 2 (2018), s. 155–158 pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.identifier.issn 2544-2406
dc.identifier.uri http://repozytorium.ur.edu.pl/handle/item/3897
dc.description.abstract Introduction. Combined aplasia of multiple sinuses is extremely rare. Agenesis of the paranasal sinuses is an uncommon clinical condition that appears mainly in the frontal (12%) and maxillary (5-6%) sinuses. Case report. In this paper, we present the case of a 74-year-old woman with combined frontal and shenoid sinus aplasia accompanied by unilateral maxillary sinus hypoplasia. The findings were confirmed by a computed tomography scan of paranasal sinuses. The reason for admission was persistent headache, numbness of the left cheek and left alveolar process, and occasional nasal blockage. Discussion. The uniqueness of our case is that the patient is an elderly female with combined aplasia of the frontal and sphenoid sinus with hypoplastic maxillary sinuses, whereas previously reported cases were found in children and in young adults. Summary and conclusions. These anomalies can be misdiagnosed as chronic sinusitis or neoplasm. All potential sinus anomalies will have clinical implications and will hinder conventional and functional endoscopic sinus surgery. pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.language.iso eng pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.publisher Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Rzeszowskiego pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 Międzynarodowe *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ *
dc.subject frontal sinus aplasia pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.subject maxillary sinus hypoplasia pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.subject paranasal sinus anomalies pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.subject paranasal sinus aplasia pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.title Combined aplasia of frontal and shenoid sinuses with hypoplasia of the maxillary sinus pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.type article pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.identifier.doi 10.15584/ejcem.2018.2.12
dc.identifier.eissn 2544-1361


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