HomePhilippine Journal of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgeryvol. 26 no. 2 (2011)

Bilateral Antro-Choanal Polyps in an Elderly Female

Indranil Sen | Ankur Mukherjee | Jayanta Saha | Satadal Mandal | Ramanuj Sinha

 

Abstract:

Objective: To report the first case of primary bilateral antro-choanal polyps in the elderly age group.
Methods:
Design: Case report
Setting: Tertiary Government Hospital
Patient: One
Result: A 60-year-old, non-allergic female with progressive bilateral nasal obstruction was subsequently diagnosed with bilateral antro-choanal polyps. Endoscopic sinus surgery was performed and the patient remained asymptomatic on one year follow-up.
Conclusion: Antro-choanal polyps can occur bilaterally in the elderly age group. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of primary bilateral antro-choanal polyps in an elderly female.