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Coronal plane Computed Tomographic (C.T) Scanning of paranasal sinuses is importannt as a preoperative evaluation tool and providing a road map for Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgrey. The present study wea crried out on 61 patients of chronic sinusitis who underwent C.T. Scan of paranalal sinus, (coronal section) prior to Functional Endoscopic Sinus(More)
A young female presented with complaint of swelling of the parotid region for one year. She was diagnosed as a case of primary tubercular parotiditis. The diagnosis was confirmed by fine needle aspiration cytology. She was managed with antitubercular drugs. After completing the course the swelling resolved completely and there was no recurrence.
A case of peripheral gangrene and renal failure following the use of dihydroergotamine (DHE) for treatment of raised intracranial pressure (ICP) is reported. There have been several reports of vasospasm and peripheral gangrene caused by DHE used in combination with heparin for prevention of deep venous thrombosis. Clinical experience with the use of DHE in(More)
Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma is a benign, locally aggressive, vascular tumour of adolescent males. Extension to intracranial cavity is not uncommon and presents difficulties in management. Here we report a patient who had Radkowsky stage IIIB lesion, with blood supply from internal carotid artery. In view of anticipated problems with surgery, the(More)
A middle aged immune-competent woman presented with a facial swelling, which was excised. The histopathology showed it to be a non-caseating granuloma. PCR confirmed that the swelling was caused by mycobacterium other than tuberculosis (MOTT) infection. No relapse was seen on follow up even without chemotherapy.
Allergic rhinitis is the most common atopic disorder affecting 18% to 40% of adults worldwide, diagnosed by history, physical exam and objective testing [1]. According to the Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma (ARIA) document it is classified by chronicity (intermittent or persistent), and severity which is based on symptoms and quality of life(More)
Malignant melanoma of the nasal mucosa is a rare tumor. We present here a case which involved the nose and the paranasal sinuses. Though surgical excision was achieved, postoperative metastalic spread to the liver resulted in poor prognosis, necessitating chemotherapy. Relevant literature on the subject is reviewed.
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