Endoscopic management of paediatric antrochoanal polyp: our experience

  title={Endoscopic management of paediatric
antrochoanal polyp: our experience},
  author={A. A. EL-SHARKAWY},
  booktitle={Acta otorhinolaryngologica Italica : organo ufficiale della Societa italiana di otorinolaringologia e chirurgia cervico-facciale},
  • Published 2013 in
    Acta otorhinolaryngologica Italica : organo…
Antrochoanal polyp is a benign polypoid lesion arising from the oedematous mucosa of the maxillary sinus and extending through the maxillary ostium into the nose. In children, it constitutes 33% of all nasal polyps. Surgery is the usual treatment for antrochoanal polyps. The primary aim of treatment for antrochoanal polyp is complete removal with total clearance of the maxillary sinus. Herein, we present 36 cases of children with antrochoanal polyps (ACPs). All patients underwent preoperative… CONTINUE READING