Sphenoid fungus balls: clinical presentation and long-term follow-up in 24 patients.

@article{Leroux2009SphenoidFB,
  title={Sphenoid fungus balls: clinical presentation and long-term follow-up in 24 patients.},
  author={Elizabeth Leroux and Dominique Valade and J R Guichard and Philippe Herman},
  journal={Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache},
  year={2009},
  volume={29 11},
  pages={1218-23}
}
Fungus balls are a non-invasive form of fungal infection involving the maxillary sinus in most cases. Sphenoid sinus fungus balls (SSFB) are rare and their clinical presentation is not well described. We intended to define the clinical presentation of sphenoid fungus balls, and retrospectively reviewed 24 cases of SSFB seen at our institution over a 10-year period, identified through pathological reports. Presenting symptoms were separated into three groups: headache, rhinological and… CONTINUE READING

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