European Radiology

, Volume 10, Issue 7, pp 1184–1189

Radiological follow-up of inverted papilloma

  • P. Petit
  • L. Vivarrat-Perrin
  • P. Champsaur
  • V. Juhan
  • C. Chagnaud
  • V. Vidal
  • J.-Y. Gaubert
  • J.-M. Bartoli
  • P. Dessi
  • M. Zanaret
  • G. Moulin
Head and neck radiology Original article

Abstract.

The aim of this study was to describe cross-sectional imaging features of recurrent papilloma of the nasal fossa and paranasal sinuses and to evaluate the role of MR and CT in the postoperative follow-up of this lesion. Magnetic resonance imaging and CT of ten patients who presented recurrence of inverted papilloma were reviewed and correlated to initial imaging, endoscopy, and surgical reports. Imaging patterns of recurrent inverted papilloma are identical to those of initial tumors and recurrence location is closely related to the site of the former lesion. Magnetic resonance is more efficient than CT for the diagnosis and evaluation of extensions. Magnetic resonance supplies the deficiencies of endoscopy in case of extensions to the frontal sinus or the lateral recess of the antrum, especially if mucosal hyperplasia or sinusitis is associated. Magnetic resonance imaging is the first imaging modality to perform in the follow-up after removal of inverted papilloma.

Key words: Paranasal sinuses – Neoplasms – CT – MR imaging – Inverted papilloma 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Petit
    • 1
  • L. Vivarrat-Perrin
    • 1
  • P. Champsaur
    • 1
  • V. Juhan
    • 1
  • C. Chagnaud
    • 1
  • V. Vidal
    • 1
  • J.-Y. Gaubert
    • 1
  • J.-M. Bartoli
    • 1
  • P. Dessi
    • 2
  • M. Zanaret
    • 2
  • G. Moulin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Groupe Hospitalier de la Timone, Centre Hospitalier et Universitaire de Marseille, F-13385 Marseille Cedex 5, FranceFR
  2. 2.Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Groupe Hospitalier de la Timone, Centre Hospitalier et Universitaire de Marseille, F-13385 Marseille Cedex 5, FranceFR

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