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Agenesis of sphenoid sinus: three cases

  • Bumin Degirmenci
  • Alpay Haktanır
  • Murat Acar
  • Ramazan Albayrak
  • Aylin Yücel
Anatomic Variations

Abstract

Paranasal sinus agenesis is an unusual clinical condition. The frontal sinus agenesis is more frequently seen, whereas agenesis of the sphenoid sinus is extremely rare. This report presents three new cases of sphenoid sinus agenesis. The absence of the sphenoid sinus was demonstrated by computed tomography (CT) in all cases.

Keywords

Agenesis Sphenoid sinus Computed tomography 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bumin Degirmenci
    • 1
  • Alpay Haktanır
    • 1
  • Murat Acar
    • 1
  • Ramazan Albayrak
    • 1
  • Aylin Yücel
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of KocatepeAfyonTurkey

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