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Bilateral congenital choanal atresia and osteoma of ethmoid sinus with supernumerary nostril: a case report and review of the literature.

Li XZ, Cai XL, Zhang L, Han XF, Wei X - J Med Case Rep (2011)

Bottom Line: A 22-year-old Chinese man presented with mouth breathing, sleep snoring and difficult feeding after birth, with no olfactory sensation.Three-dimensional computed tomography revealed bilateral choanal atresia and a high density bony shadow in his left ethmoid sinus that extended to his left frontal sinus.To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of choanal atresia accompanied by congenital accessory nasal deformity and congenital keratoleukoma.

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Affiliation: Department of Otolaryngology, Qilu Hospital, Shandong University, Ji'nan 250012, China. zhangleicome@126.com.

ABSTRACT

Introduction: Congenital choanal atresia is a relatively rare deformity, especially bilateral congenital choanal atresia. We report a case of bilateral congenital choanal atresia in a 22-year-old Chinese man, who was also diagnosed with congenital right accessory nasal deformity, osteoma of his left ethmoid sinus and congenital keratoleukoma of his right eye.

Case presentation: A 22-year-old Chinese man presented with mouth breathing, sleep snoring and difficult feeding after birth, with no olfactory sensation. Three-dimensional computed tomography revealed bilateral choanal atresia and a high density bony shadow in his left ethmoid sinus that extended to his left frontal sinus.

Conclusions: Choanal atresia is often accompanied by other congenital abnormalities. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of choanal atresia accompanied by congenital accessory nasal deformity and congenital keratoleukoma.

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Bilateral choanal atresia in axial C. Atresia CT revealed bilateral choanal atresia.
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Figure 2: Bilateral choanal atresia in axial C. Atresia CT revealed bilateral choanal atresia.

Mentions: Three-dimensional computed tomography (CT) revealed bilateral choanal atresia (Figure 2) and a high-density bony shadow in his left ethmoid sinus (Figure 3), which extended to the left frontal sinus. The cornea of his right eye was covered by keratoleukoma (Figure 4) without reflection to light, while his left eye was normal. His hearing and intelligence were normal.


Bilateral congenital choanal atresia and osteoma of ethmoid sinus with supernumerary nostril: a case report and review of the literature.

Li XZ, Cai XL, Zhang L, Han XF, Wei X - J Med Case Rep (2011)

Bilateral choanal atresia in axial C. Atresia CT revealed bilateral choanal atresia.
© Copyright Policy - open-access
Related In: Results  -  Collection

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getmorefigures.php?uid=PMC3285051&req=5

Figure 2: Bilateral choanal atresia in axial C. Atresia CT revealed bilateral choanal atresia.
Mentions: Three-dimensional computed tomography (CT) revealed bilateral choanal atresia (Figure 2) and a high-density bony shadow in his left ethmoid sinus (Figure 3), which extended to the left frontal sinus. The cornea of his right eye was covered by keratoleukoma (Figure 4) without reflection to light, while his left eye was normal. His hearing and intelligence were normal.

Bottom Line: A 22-year-old Chinese man presented with mouth breathing, sleep snoring and difficult feeding after birth, with no olfactory sensation.Three-dimensional computed tomography revealed bilateral choanal atresia and a high density bony shadow in his left ethmoid sinus that extended to his left frontal sinus.To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of choanal atresia accompanied by congenital accessory nasal deformity and congenital keratoleukoma.

View Article: PubMed Central - HTML - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Otolaryngology, Qilu Hospital, Shandong University, Ji'nan 250012, China. zhangleicome@126.com.

ABSTRACT

Introduction: Congenital choanal atresia is a relatively rare deformity, especially bilateral congenital choanal atresia. We report a case of bilateral congenital choanal atresia in a 22-year-old Chinese man, who was also diagnosed with congenital right accessory nasal deformity, osteoma of his left ethmoid sinus and congenital keratoleukoma of his right eye.

Case presentation: A 22-year-old Chinese man presented with mouth breathing, sleep snoring and difficult feeding after birth, with no olfactory sensation. Three-dimensional computed tomography revealed bilateral choanal atresia and a high density bony shadow in his left ethmoid sinus that extended to his left frontal sinus.

Conclusions: Choanal atresia is often accompanied by other congenital abnormalities. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of choanal atresia accompanied by congenital accessory nasal deformity and congenital keratoleukoma.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus