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An Unusual Presentation of Fungal Mass in Concha Bullosa

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Fungal infection usually involves the paranasal sinuses. This is a rare case of fungal mass in concha bullosa. A 19-year-old immunocompetent female patient presented with nasal obstruction. Anterior rhinoscopy revealed enlarged middle turbinate on left side. CT showed heterogenous opacity and enlargement of left middle turbinate. Intraoperatively, middle turbinate was found to be filled with cheesy material which was culture positive for Aspergillus fumigatus.

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Balasubramaniam, G. , Thirunavukarasu, R. , Kalyanasundaram, R. and Narendran, G. (2014) An Unusual Presentation of Fungal Mass in Concha Bullosa. International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, 3, 263-266. doi: 10.4236/ijohns.2014.35048.

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