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Case 13564

A rare case of sinolith in the ethmoid sinus

Author(s)
Funda Dinç Elibol, Cenk Elibol, Süha Gül

Department of Radiology,
Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Education and Research Hospital,
Muğla, Turkey
Email:fundadi@yahoo.com
 
Patient
female, 43 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial and coronal CT scans
     

    Axial and coronal CT images reveal a calcified, hyperdense irregularly-shaped mass in the left ethmoid region bulging into the sphenoid sinus. Inflammatory tissue in bilateral ethmoidal air cells was also noted.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;

    Axial and coronal CT images reveal a calcified, hyperdense irregularly-shaped mass in the left ethmoid region bulging into the sphenoid sinus. Inflammatory tissue in ethmoidal air cells was also noted.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    T1 and T2 weighted axial MRI
     

    MRI shows a signal void in the left ethmoid region on both T1 and T2 weighted axial images. Also inflammatory tissue in ethmoid air calls is demonstrated.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;

    MRI shows a signal void in the left ethmoid sinus on both T1 and T2 weighted axial images. Also inflammatory tissue in ethmoidal air cells is demonstrated.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;
     
     
Axial and coronal CT images reveal a calcified, hyperdense irregularly-shaped mass in the left ethmoid region bulging into the sphenoid sinus. Inflammatory tissue in bilateral ethmoidal air cells was also noted.
 
Axial and coronal CT images reveal a calcified, hyperdense irregularly-shaped mass in the left ethmoid region bulging into the sphenoid sinus. Inflammatory tissue in ethmoidal air cells was also noted.
 
MRI shows a signal void in the left ethmoid region on both T1 and T2 weighted axial images. Also inflammatory tissue in ethmoid air calls is demonstrated.
 
MRI shows a signal void in the left ethmoid sinus on both T1 and T2 weighted axial images. Also inflammatory tissue in ethmoidal air cells is demonstrated.
 
 
 
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