To assess the value of various modalities of imaging in patients presenting with nose and paranasal sinuses disease
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 4, Pages 4229-4233
AbstractThe aim of this study is toassess the value of various modalities of imaging in patients presenting with nose and paranasal sinuses disease. A detailed clinical history of nasal obstruction, rhinorhoea, sneezing, loss of smell, pressure/pain over face, post nasal drip, allergy, eye symptoms were elicited. History of previous surgery, use of nasal drop instillation in past, history of recurrence, history suggestive of asthma, aspirin sensitivity and allergy were specifically noted.
Result: (44%) cases of chronic rhinosinusitis, (38%) cases of nasal polyps, (8%) cases of inverted papilloma and (2%) case each of rhinosporidiosis, rhinoscleroma, angioma of nasal septum, sinonasal adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma. The most common type of disease involving nose and paranasal sinuses was Inflammatory disease (86%), followed by Benign disease (10%), and Malignant disease were found in (4%) of cases.
Conclusion: The modality of choice in imaging the paranasal sinuses for evaluating the chronic diseases and associated complication. Most of the patients with sinonasal disease were from 2nd and 3rd decade. The most common disease was inflammatory (86%).
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