J Korean Neurosurg Soc.  1991 Mar;20(1-3):112-115.

Mucoceles in Sphenoid Sinus

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical College, Seoul, Korea.
  • 2Department of Otolaryngology, Catholic University Medical College, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

A case of sphenoid sinus mucoceles that also partially involved posterior ethmoid and frontal sinuses is described. Diplopia following severe headache of sudden onset developed to 43 year old man. MRI revealed high signal intensity either on T1WI and on T2 WI. The mucoceles of sphenoid sinus and ethmoid sinus were removed by transnasal simple drainage and the postoperative result was satisfactory.

Keyword

Sphenoid musoceles; MRI; Transnasal simple drainage
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