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Mucoceles of the paranasal sinuses: uncommon location

  • P. Arrué (a1), M. Thorn Kany (a1), E. Serrano (a2), F. Lacroix (a1), J. Percodani (a2), E. Yardeni (a2), J. J. Pessey (a2) and C. Manelfe (a1)...


Mucoceles are the most common lesions causing expansion of the paranasal sinuses. The sinuses most commonly involved are, in decreasing order of frequency, frontal sinus, ethmoid sinuses, maxillary sinus and sphenoid sinus. We reviewed 46 cases of surgically proven mucoceles and the purpose of this study was to report five cases of mucoceles in an uncommon location.


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Address for correspondence: P. Arrué, M.D., Department of Neuroradiology, CHU Rangueil, 1, avenue Jean Poulhes, 31403 Toulouse Cedex 4, France. Fax: (33) 5 61 32 24 92


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