Skip to main content

Osteoma of paranasal air sinuses—A clinical review

Abstract

Osteoma of the paranasal air sinuses are rare lesions. This comparative study indicates that osteoma of the sinuses occur more in a younger age group of Indians as compared to the Caucasians. Radiological and tomographical evaluation provides a reliable clue to the extent of the lesion in three dimensional planes, to influence the route of access and the degree of excision. Recurrence, however, occurs more in the younger age group.

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.

References

  1. Anderson’s Pathology (1985). Ed. John. M. Kissane, M.D. 8th Edition.The C. V. Mosby Company, Vol,2: p. 1024.

    Google Scholar 

  2. Atallah, N, and Jay, M.M. (1981). Osteomas of the paranasal sinuses.Journal of Laryngology and Otology. Vol.95: 291–304.

    PubMed  CAS  Google Scholar 

  3. Batsakis, J.C. (1979). Tumours of the Head & Neck. Clinical and Pathological considerations. 2nd edition.The Williams and Wilkins Company.Baltimore, p. 405–406.

    Google Scholar 

  4. Brunner, H. and Spiesman, I.G. (1948). Osteoma of the frontal and ethmoid sinuses.Annals Otology. Rhinology, Laryngology,57: 714.

    CAS  Google Scholar 

  5. Childrey, J.H. (1939). Osteomas of the sinuses, the frontal and sphenoid bone.Archives of Otolaryngology,36: 63–72.

    Google Scholar 

  6. Hallberg, O.E. and Begley, J.W. (1950). Origin and treatment of Osteomas of the paranasal sinuses.Archives of Otolaryngology,51: 750.

    PubMed  CAS  Google Scholar 

  7. Handousa, A.S. (1940). Nasal osteomata.Journal of Laryngology and Otology 55: 197–224.

    Google Scholar 

  8. Kacker, S.K., Banerji, A.K., Mishra, N.K. and Bhatt, P.S. (1984). Combined Trans-ethmoidal Rhinoseptal approach to the spheno-sellar area.Indian Journal of Otolaryngology, Vol.36: p. 127–138.

    Google Scholar 

  9. Mehta, B.S. and Grewal, G.S. (1963). Osteoma of the paranasal sinuses alongwith a case of an orbito-ethmoid osteoma.Journal of Laryngology and Otology,77: 601–610.

    PubMed  CAS  Google Scholar 

  10. Rayne, J. (1968). Gardner’s Syndrome.British Journal of Oral Surgery,6: 11.

    PubMed  Article  CAS  Google Scholar 

  11. Samy, LL. and Mostafa, H. (1971). Osteoma of the nose and paranasal sinuses, with a report of 21 cases.Journal of Laryngology and Otology,85: 449.

    PubMed  CAS  Google Scholar 

Download references

Author information

Authors and Affiliations

Authors

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Sooknundun, M., Deka, R.C. & Kacker, S.K. Osteoma of paranasal air sinuses—A clinical review. Indian J Otolaryngol 38, 80–82 (1986). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03020148

Download citation

  • Issue Date:

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03020148

Keywords

  • Paranasal Sinus
  • Fibrous Dysplasia
  • Frontal Sinus
  • Frontal Sinusitis
  • Tomographical Evaluation