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Contralateral Orbital Mucocele as a Complication of Unilateral Nasal Polyposis

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Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orelans, LA 70121, USA
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Department of Otolaryngology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
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Ochsner Clinical School, University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
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Sinusitis 2016, 1(1), 99-104; https://doi.org/10.3390/sinusitis1010099
Received: 19 October 2016 / Revised: 8 December 2016 / Accepted: 9 December 2016 / Published: 15 December 2016
Mucocele is a rare complication of chronic rhinosinusitis that typically presents with delayed diagnosis and results in local erosion. We present the case of a symptomatic orbital mucocele arising from contralateral sinus disease that crossed the midline upon diversion by the effect of prior trauma. Effective treatment was provided by combined endoscopic surgery and external drainage. View Full-Text
Keywords: mucocele; chronic rhinosinusitis; facial trauma; orbit; endoscopic sinus surgery mucocele; chronic rhinosinusitis; facial trauma; orbit; endoscopic sinus surgery
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Bermúdez, A.; Patel, A.S.; McCoul, E.D. Contralateral Orbital Mucocele as a Complication of Unilateral Nasal Polyposis. Sinusitis 2016, 1, 99-104.

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