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Clinical Appearance of Benign Sinonasal Masses
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A 24 year old male presented with complaints of external nasal deformity and nasal obstruction.  He gave a history of nasal surgery performed two years prior. 

The diagnostic nasal examination showed a granulomatous nodular tissue on the lateral nasal wall.  A biopsy was taken and sent for histopathology which revealed numerous globular cysts each containing numerous spores surrounded by inflammatory reaction.

Figure 1:  Preoperative Patient Appearance 
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Figure 2:  Histological Appearance 
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World Articles in Ear, Nose and Throat                 Jan 27, 2012              Vol 5-1

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