Marie Devars du Mayne

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We report what we believe is the first case of allergic fungal rhinosinusitis (AFRS) caused by the fungus Rhizopus oryzae. Our patient was a 32-year-old woman who presented with unilateral nasal polyps and chronic nasal dysfunction. Computed tomography of the sinuses detected left-sided pansinusitis and bone erosion. T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the 3-year results of 2 endoscopic surgical approaches in the management of nasal polyposis. DESIGN Retrospective medical record review. SETTING Private or institutional practice. PATIENTS A total of 127 patients with nasal polyposis were operated on by the same surgeon between January 1, 2003, and September 31, 2005. (More)
Nasal valve collapse is a dynamic abnormality that is currently diagnosed purely on the basis of clinical features and thus subject to certain interpretation. The aim of this study was to develop a new and reliable functional test to objectively characterize nasal valve collapse. This was an observational prospective study including consecutive patients(More)
The incidence of invasive fungal rhinosinusitis is constantly increasing, due to the growing number of immunocompromised patients. We report the case of a 73-year-old patient with a severe aortic stenosis whose preoperative evaluation revealed a recurrence of a left maxillary sinusitis operated many years ago. The patient underwent meatotomy and drainage.(More)
OBJECTIVE To define the natural history, clinical signs, treatment and the modalities of medium- and long-term follow-up of patients operated for sinus mucocele. PATIENTS AND METHOD Retrospective study of all patients operated for sinus mucocele between January 1993 and December 2009 (n=68). Demographic data, symptoms, medical imaging findings, surgical(More)
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS Patients with empty nose syndrome (ENS) following turbinate surgery often complain about breathing difficulties. We set out to determine if dyspnea in patients with ENS was associated with hyperventilation syndrome (HVS). We hypothesized that lower airway symptoms in ENS could be explained by HVS. STUDY DESIGN Observational(More)
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