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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Varied Ophthalmic Presentations in Sphenoid Sinus Lesions

RG Aiyer, Rahul Gupta, Prarthna S Dhameja, Virag Damania, Abhishek Sharma, Sumit Prinja

Keywords : Endoscopic sinus surgery,Paranasal sinus,Mucocele,Sphenoid sinus,Computed tomography,Magnetic resonance imaging

Citation Information : Aiyer R, Gupta R, Dhameja PS, Damania V, Sharma A, Prinja S. Varied Ophthalmic Presentations in Sphenoid Sinus Lesions. Clin Rhinol An Int J 2011; 4 (1):15-20.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10013-1064

Published Online: 01-04-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Sphenoid sinus lesions can present with a multitude of symptoms/signs including ophthalmic disturbances.

We describe a total of five patients, of which two had mucoceles and rest three had fungal infection. Ophthalmic symptoms/signs were the ones we were really interested in. We also present one case which had isolated sphenoid fungal sinus. We also give details of their presentation, investigations and treatment. Possible ocular manifestations of mucoceles and the diagnostic imaging techniques used are discussed. The treatment of mucoceles is reviewed. It is stressed that a team approach involving the ophthalmologist, otolaryngologist and radiologist is essential for accurate diagnosis and management.


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