FIBROEPITHELIAL POLYP: A RARE PRESENTATION IN SINONASAL CAVITY

Authors

  • Rahim Dhanani Aga Khan University Hospital http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5519-862X
  • Muhammad Hassan Danish Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Sabeeh Siddique Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Hamdan Ahmed Pasha Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Wasif Siddiq Dr. Ziauddin University & Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Mubasher Ikram Dr. Ziauddin University & Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55519/JAMC-03-S1-9421

Keywords:

Fibroepithelial polyp, Sinonasal cavity, Nasal obstruction

Abstract

A fibroepithelial polyp is a benign polypoidal lesion of mesodermal origin. It can present in any area of the body with an epithelial surface. These are relatively more common in skin and genitourinary tract and has been reported very rarely in head and neck region. We report here a rare presentation of fibroepithelial polyp in sinonasal cavity presenting with the symptoms of unilateral nasal obstruction. The patient underwent endoscopic surgical excision and recovered completely. In patients with unilateral sinonasal growing masses fibroepithelial polyp should be considered as one of the possible diagnosis. Sinonasal fibroepithelial polyps have good prognosis after being treated surgically.

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Published

2022-06-24