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CASE REPORT

Bilateral Inverted Papilloma of the Paranasal Sinus: Literature Review

Juan Ramon Gras-Cabrerizo, Joan R Montserrat-Gili, Albert Pujol Olmo, Manuel de Juan, Humbert Massegur-Solench

Keywords : Inverted papilloma,Bilateral,Ethmoid sinus,Maxillary sinus

Citation Information : Gras-Cabrerizo JR, Montserrat-Gili JR, Olmo AP, Juan MD, Massegur-Solench H. Bilateral Inverted Papilloma of the Paranasal Sinus: Literature Review. Clin Rhinol An Int J 2011; 4 (3):141-144.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10013-1094

Published Online: 01-12-2011

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


Abstract

Objective

We describe an unusual case of bilateral nasal inverted papilloma.

Case report

Inverted papilloma is a benign epithelial tumor that frequently occurs unilaterally. We report a 65-year-old male patient with a bilateral inverted papilloma located in the ethmoid and maxillary sinus. Functional endoscopic sinus surgery was performed in order to completely remove both tumors.

Conclusion

We present a rare entity of bilateral independent sinonasal papilloma treated successfully with endoscopic sinus approach.


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