Suhas R. Nayak

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Rhinocerebral mucormycosis is a rapidly fatal fungal disease which involves the nose, paranasal sinuses, orbit and central nervous system. The fungal infection is usually secondary to immunosuppression, diabetic acidosis, or antibiotic, steroid or cytotoxic therapy. It can also occur in patients suffering from burns, malignancy and haematological disorders.(More)
It has been proved beyond doubt that the causation and perpetuation of disease in the dependent sinuses (maxillary and frontal sinuses) is secondary to disease of the ostiomeatal complex, the primary focus of which is the anterior ethmoid. Based on this concept, functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) aims at correcting the underlying pathology in the(More)
A case of sebaceous adenoma in the region of the medial canthus causing proptosis is presented along with a review of the medical literature. The clinicopathological aspects of the tumour are discussed. The mode of treatment was surgical excision. A six month follow-up showed a reduction in the proptosis with no recurrence.