Scleroma of the upper respiratory passages: a CT study.

  title={Scleroma of the upper respiratory passages: a CT study.},
  author={S G Abou-Seif and F A Baky and F el-Ebrashy and Hazem A Gaafar},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  volume={105 3},
Scleroma is a chronic specific granulomatous disease endemic in Egypt. The nasal cavities were all affected in the 37 patients examined. The paranasal sinuses and nasopharynx were involved in 17 patients, while the larynx and upper trachea were affected in five patients, four of whom were females. Twenty-three patients were in the granulomatous stage; the rest of the patients were in the atrophic and fibrotic stages. The main nasal and nasopharyngeal CT findings were soft tissue masses of… CONTINUE READING

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