Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 5

Fibrous Dysplasia of the Lower Turbinate: A Case Report

Arnautović M and Šutalo K*

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Clinical Center University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

*Corresponding Author: Šutalo K, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Clinical Center University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Received: February 21, 2024; Published: April 12, 2024

Abstract

Fibrous dysplasia is a rare benign bone disorder characterized by the replacement of normal bone with fibrous tissue, often leading to bone deformities and functional impairment. Fibrous dysplasia of the nasal turbinates is an uncommon presentation, and its management poses challenges due to its impact on nasal airflow and function. Here, we present a case report of fibrous dysplasia involving the lower turbinate in a 30-year-old male patient. We discuss the clinical presentation, radiological findings, histopathological examination, and management approach, highlighting the importance of a detailed approach in the management of the obstruction of nasal cavity.

Keywords: Fibrous dysplasia

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Citation

Citation: Arnautović M and Šutalo K. “ibrous Dysplasia of the Lower Turbinate: A Case Report". Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 6.5 (2024): 12-14.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2024 Arnautović M and Šutalo K. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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