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Clinical Note
June 21, 2010

Frontal BullosaDiagnosis and Management of a New Variant of Frontal Mucocele

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Johns Hopkins Sinus Center, Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland (Dr Reh); Department of Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston (Dr Lewis); and Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston (Dr Metson).

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010;136(6):625-628. doi:10.1001/archoto.2010.82

Ostial obstruction of the paranasal sinus may result from inflammatory, neoplastic, or traumatic causes. If such obstruction persists, mucus collection within the sinus can lead to mucocele formation with expansion of the sinus boundaries and displacement of adjacent structures.1,2

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