concha bullosa


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con·cha bul·lo·sa

abnormal pneumatization of the middle turbinate that may interfere with normal ventilation of sinus ostia and can result in recurrent sinusitis.

concha bullosa

A distention of the turbinate bone due to cyst formation.
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At the time of surgery, the left concha bullosa was entered anteriorly (figure, B) and the lateral portion of the concha bullosa was resected.
deviated nasal septum, concha bullosa, prominent agger cells, ethmoiditis at the same sitting.
This bone lesion filled the largest part of the concha bullosa cavity.
One study20 reported that 73% subjects with concha bullosa suffered from paranasal sinus inflammatory disease; but 78% subjects without concha bullosa also indicated some forms of inflammatory disease.
8) in their study of 278 CT scans shown concha bullosa in 35% patients.
Pneumatization of the inferior turbinate, or concha bullosa of the inferior turbinate, is clinically significant when it causes persistent nasal airway obstruction.
Keywords: Anatomic variations, Para-nasal sinuses, Deviated nasal septum, Concha bullosa.
Middle turbinate, Concha Bullosa, Uncinate process, Agger Nasi cells, Haller cells and Posterior ethmoids showed very good agreement.
1) Although it usually remains asymptomatic, a large concha bullosa can occasionally compromise drainage of the sinuses.
Although Inferior concha bullosa is generally asymptomatic, nasal obstruction, headache, and epiphora are some of the possible symptoms Isolated.
Concha bullosa unilateral is noted in 11 (22%) of patient and bilateral concha bullosa is noted in 3 (6 %) patients.