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Nasal obstruction and progressive unilateral exophthalmos

Author: Michele Anzidei
Body Region: Brain, and Head and Neck

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT Findings
4. Diagnosis
5. References

1. Patient presentation

  • A 21-year-old man presented with exophthalmos of the left eye and pain in the left maxillary region.
  • Upon questioning, he reported having nasal obstruction on the left side for 6 months.
  • A sinus radiograph demonstrated complete opacification of the left maxillary sinus.
  • Contrast-enhanced MDCT of the head and neck was performed to determine the cause of the exophthalmos.