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A man in his 20s presented to his local ear, nose, and throat (ENT) clinic with a 1-year history of progressive, unilateral left-sided nasal blockage associated with facial pain and pressure sensation over the left cheek. He also had a history of intermittent left-sided epistaxis during childhood. He was otherwise fit and healthy and not taking any regular medications.
Clinical examination showed a large unilateral nasal mass filling the left nasal cavity and deviation of the septum to the right. Findings from the remainder of the ENT examination were normal.
Choudhury N, Papadopoulou D, Saleh H. Nasal Obstruction Associated With a Unilateral Maxillary Sinus Mass. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(8):779-780. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.1113