DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20150181

Inferior turbinate osteoma: a case report

Manmeet Kaur Gill, Sheetal G. Gole, Shweta Rana, Shilpa Garg, Shivani Kalhan

Abstract


Osteoma is the most common benign tumor of the paranasal sinuses. Turbinate osteomas are very rare and only five middle turbinate, two inferior turbinate and one superior turbinate osteoma cases have been reported. We present a rare case of osteoma of the left inferior turbinate in a patient presented with unilateral nasal obstruction that was removed endoscopically and conduct a literature review on turbinate osteomas arising from different turbinates.


Keywords


Osteoma, Nasal turbinate, Nasal obstruction

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