Mucocele and Pyocele of the Paranasal Sinuses


Authors: M. Andrašovská;  J. Mudrák;  J. Kovaľ
Authors‘ workplace: Klinika otorinolaryngológie a foniatrie LF UPJŠ a FNsP, Košice, prednosta doc. MUDr. J. Kovaľ, CSc.
Published in: Otorinolaryng. a Foniat. /Prague/, , 2002, No. 2, pp. 111-115.
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Overview

The authors analyze a group of patients with mucocele and pyocele of the paranasalsinuses. Most frequently the frontal sinus was affected and in particular the olfactory sinuses (15patients), less frequently the posterior olfactory sinuses and the wedge-shaped sinus (10 patients)and least frequently the maxillary sinus (6 patients). In 17 mucocele was involved, in 14 instancespyocele. In 80.7%, i.e. 25 patients it was primary disease - caused by inflammation, congenitaldeformities and abnormalities of the orifice of the paranasal cavity. All patients were operated - 15by the rhinoendoscopic technique, 6 by a combined approach (rhinoendoscopically and by theclassical approach), 10 by the classical approach. The follow up period of the patients is 3 monthsto 10 years. In 27 instances the condition was resolved by a single operation. A relapse occurred infour patients. Successful cure after two operations was recorded in two patients. In one patient wedo not have the results of long-term follow up. For assessment of diagnosis CT and rhinoendoscopywere most important.

Key words:
mucocele, pyocele of the paranasal sinuses, rhinoendoscopic surgery.

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Audiology Paediatric ENT ENT (Otorhinolaryngology)
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