DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-5929.ijohns20221061
Published: 2022-04-22

Clinical and radiological evaluation of isolated frontal sinus disease: a case series

Sajilal Manonmony, Sreelakshmi Balakrishnan, Jithu Godwin M., Rejee Ebenezer Renjit, Avinash Mohan, Sharon Elsa John

Abstract


Isolated frontal disease is a rare entity, although it has been widely discussed in literature. The frontal sinus features a wide variation in pneumatisation and drainage pattern and also has close proximity to the orbit and skull base.  A retrospective study conducted at a tertiary care centre in South Kerala, between 2019 and 2021, identified five cases of isolated frontal diseases.  Patients were diagnosed on the basis of clinical examination, radiological investigations and histology. Management decisions were based on size of the tumour, suspicion of malignancy and extend of disease. 

 

Keywords


Isolated frontal disease, Fungal sinusitis, Mucocele, Inverted papilloma, Draf procedures, Osteoplastic flap

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