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CASE REPORT

Aneurysmal Bone Cyst of the Paranasal Sinuses: A Rare Entity

Nandita Kakkar, Jagveer Singh Yadav, Ashok K Gupta

Keywords : Aneurysmal bone cyst,Paranasal sinuses,Endoscopic management

Citation Information : Kakkar N, Yadav JS, Gupta AK. Aneurysmal Bone Cyst of the Paranasal Sinuses: A Rare Entity. Clin Rhinol An Int J 2011; 4 (2):93-95.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10013-1081

Published Online: 01-08-2011

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


Abstract

Aneurysmal bone cysts are vascular tumors that cause expansion and erosion of bone. We present this rare entity involving maxillary, ethmoid and frontal sinuses along with orbit. Computed tomography and histopathology showed typical features of aneurysmal bone cyst. We discuss clinical, radiological and histological details along with endoscopic management and literature review. The rarity of tumor makes this case interesting for head and neck surgeons.


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