Paranasal sinus fungus ball (PSFB) is a non-invasive mycosis, which appears in immunocompetent patients, along with unilateral lesion. The purpose of this study was to analyse various symptoms of PSFB and its radiological, pathological, and microbiological findings. In addition, this study involved the investigation of the incidence of bacterial coinfection and surgical techniques applied for this infection and to report the modern developments in this domain.

Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery for Sinus Fungus Balls: Clinical, Radiological, Histopathological, and Microbiological Analysis of 40 Cases and Review of the Literature

Succo, Giovanni;Moretto, Paolo;Veltri, Andrea;Cavallo, Giovanni
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2019

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Paranasal sinus fungus ball (PSFB) is a non-invasive mycosis, which appears in immunocompetent patients, along with unilateral lesion. The purpose of this study was to analyse various symptoms of PSFB and its radiological, pathological, and microbiological findings. In addition, this study involved the investigation of the incidence of bacterial coinfection and surgical techniques applied for this infection and to report the modern developments in this domain.
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Aspergillus; Endoscopic endonasal surgery; Fungal rhinosinusitis; Mycosis; Paranasal sinus fungus ball.
Fadda, Gian-Luca; Succo, Giovanni; Moretto, Paolo; Veltri, Andrea; Castelnuovo, Paolo; Bignami, Maurizio; Cavallo, Giovanni
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