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Posted on Mon, 13 Nov 2017 in Lump
Question: small polypoidal mucousal thickening is seen bilaterally and minimal soft tissue mucousal thickening is seen bilaterally in middle ethmoid cells and pnuematisation of bilateral anterior clenoid process is seen
Sir what is the meaning of this as this came after the report of city scan is thr any tumour or something else ?
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Answered by Dr. T Chandrakant 22 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Please give additional information and post reports of investigations

Detailed Answer:
Hi.
Thanks for your query, albeit short and specific.
Please give some additional information for me to assist your better:
What are your symptoms?
Why was CT scan advised?
Please post the actual report if possible; you can attach with this query.
Is this the report of yours, a 25 year old female or someone else?

Awaiting for your answers.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Follow up: Dr. T Chandrakant 1 hour later
the report is of my wife she had severe headache on right side if head and also running nose recently with a sticky liquid and she constantly had running nose so much that the quarter of bed was full of the liquid so we expected cfs so we went to nuerologist who asked for city scan amd the reports i hv already mentioned above
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Answered by Dr. T Chandrakant 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Need to consult Skull base Surgeon

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your feedback.
I am really worried by the information that their quarter of bed was full of liquid from the nose.
CSF leak - rhinorrhoea should be ruled out.

Watch if there is liquid coming out of nose on bending, if yes collect this in a glass tube supplied by the lab and send for analysis.

There is no other condition that can give so much fluid.

The report is not showing any tumor or so. It is showing that the ethmoidal sinuses are having edema of its inner lining. The anterior clinoid process is bony parts of sphenoid that do not have air that is pneumatization.

I would advise you the following in such a situation:
I'd suggest getting an appointment with an ENT Surgeon who deals with skull base surgeries for proper evaluation, examination, further investigations and proper management.

I hope this helps you to get a proper diagnosis at the earliest and get a proper management.
Please let me know if there are any further queries.

Dr. T. Chandrakant


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