Skip to main content
×
Home
    • Aa
    • Aa

Bony remodelling in an osteoma of the paranasal sinuses

  • C. P. Aldren (a1), J. V. Soames (a2) and J. P. Birchall (a1)
Abstract

Osteoma is the commonest benign tumour of the paranasal sinuses (Handousa, 1952). A case of a large osteoma removed from the frontal and ethmoid sinuses is presented. Histopathological examination of this tumour revealed evidence of bony remodelling similar to that seen in Pagets' disease which has not been previously reported. The pathological significance of this finding is discussed.

Copyright
Corresponding author
Mr C. P. Aldren, Department of Otolaryngology, The Freeman Hospital, High Heaton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE7 7DN.
References
Hide All
Atallah N., Jay M. M. (1981) Osteomas of the paranasal sinuses. Journal of Laryngology and Otology 95: 291304
Barker D. J. P., Clough P. W. L., Guyer P. B., Gardner M. J. (1977) Paget';s disease of bone in 14 British towns. British Medical Journal i: 11811183
Guyer P. B., Chamberlain A. T., Ackery D. M, Rolfe E. B. (1981) The anatomic distribution of osteitis deformans. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 156: 141144
Handousa A. D. (1952) Primary benign neoplasms of the nose. Journal of Laryngology and Otology 66: 421436
Harvey L. (1984) Viral aetiology of Paget's disease of bone: a review. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 77: 943948
Mailander J. C. (1986) The ‘black beard’ sign of monostotic Paget's disease of the mandible. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 11: 325327
Mehta B. S., Grewal G. S. (1963) Osteoma of the paranasal sinuses along with a case report of an orbito-ethmoidal osteoma. Journal of Laryngology and Otology 77: 601610
Michaels L. (1987) Ear, Nose and Throat Histopathology, Springer-Verlag, Berlinp. 221222.
Rebel A., Baslé M., Pouplard A., Kouyoumdjian S., Filmon R., Lepatezour A. (1980) Viral antigens in osteoclasts from Paget's disease of bone. The Lancet ii: 344346.
Slavié D. L. J., Djerié D. R. (1990) Indications for the surgical treatment of osteomas of the frontal and ethmoid sinuses. Clinical Otolaryngology 15: 397404
Smith R. (1987) Disorders of the skeleton. In Oxford Textbook of Medicine. 2nd Edition. (Weatherall D. J., Ledingham J. G. G., Warrell D. A., eds.), Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 17, 1922.
Vellenga C. J. L. R., Pauwels E. K. J., Bijvoet O. L. M, Frijlink W. B., Mulder J. D., Hermans J. (1984) Untreated Paget's disease of bone studied by scintigraphy. Radiology 153: 799805
Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

The Journal of Laryngology & Otology
  • ISSN: 0022-2151
  • EISSN: 1748-5460
  • URL: /core/journals/journal-of-laryngology-and-otology
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
×

Keywords:

Metrics

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 4 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 51 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between September 2016 - 24th October 2017. This data will be updated every 24 hours.