Chonnam Med J.  2019 May;55(2):120-121. 10.4068/cmj.2019.55.2.120.

Ethmoid Fungal Ball Causing Diplopia

  • 1Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, Chonnam National University Medical School, Hwasun, Korea.


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  • FIG. 1 Brain MRI T1 axial (A) and coronal (B) scan shows a low-attenuated lesion of approximately 1.2×0.7 cm in the left posterior ethmoid sinus. (C) PNS CT enhanced axial scan shows a hazy lesion of approximately 1.0×0.9 cm with a thickened bony structure. No erosive bone lesion was found.

  • FIG. 2 (A) The presence of yellowish and thick fungal material in the left posterior ethmoid sinus. (B) After removing the fungal material, the mucosa was swollen, but relatively healthy.


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