Involvement of the sphenoid sinus in an inflammatory process is seldom diagnosed clinically. During a 5 year period 21 cases of a variety of inflammatory lesions of the sphenoid sinus were treated.
These included rhinitis caseosa, fungal granuloma, pansinusitis and haematomas. Sixteen cases underwent surgical intervention while 5 responded to conservative measures. Computerized tomography was vital in the differential diagnosis of these cases. Three of the six patients with fungal involvement of the sphenoid sinus expired. In others there was no recurrence of symptoms in at least six months of follow-up
D. A. Tandon ,S. Bahadour ,
Inflammatory lesions of the sphenoid,
Pak. J. Otolaryngol.-Head Neck Surg. 1993;
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