Bilateral Nasal Polyps Originating From Olfactory Cleft


Kayabasoglu G., Kazikdas K. C.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GENERAL MEDICINE, cilt.12, ss.271-272, 2015 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 12 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.15197/ejgm.01436
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GENERAL MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.271-272

Özet

Nasal polyps generally have similar symptom, they generally originate from ethmoid infundibulum, mucosal contact areas of the uncinate process and middle turbinate. However nasal polyps rarely arise from different and unexpected locations in the nasal cavity such as septum, cribriform plate and olfactory cleft. In this article, we report 63 years old men, had a history of nasal obstruction and loss of smell for six years, diagnosed with bilaterally olfactory cleft originated nasal polyps, which is a very rare site of origin.