Thursday, July 28, 2011

Concha Bullosa

Bilateral large Concha Bullosa
Concha Bullosa means when the middle turbinate contains air or it is opened instead of like the inferior one as shown. It may not cause any problem or it may cause narrowing of sinus passage. It may be cause of headache especially in allergic cases. Treatment is straightforward. Excise the lateral half of this turbinate facing the sinus with help of endoscope and preserving its mucosa.

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