World Articles in Ear Nose and Throat 
Clinical Appearance of Benign Sinonasal Masses
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Case 9:  Dermoid Cyst                        Go Back To BSM Manuscript

A 1 week old neonate was seen with a mass coming out of the left nostril since birth (Figure 1).  The CT scan showed a hyperdense mass occupying the left side of the nasal cavity.   The mass was removed by endoscopic approach and was sent for histological examination.

Figure 1:  Appearance of Patient
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Figure 2:  Histological Findings 
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Histopathology showed sebaceous content and the mass was diagnosed as a dermoid cyst.


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World Articles in Ear, Nose and Throat                 Jan 27, 2012             Vol 5-1

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