Published: 2017-08-26

Choanal polyp originating from superior turbinate

Suha Ertugrul, Serdar Ensari


Solitary, benign soft tissue masses starting at the nasal cavity and extending to the nasopharynx are termed choanal polyps. They most frequently originate in the maxillary sinus and are termed antra-choanal polyp. Cases of CP originating in the upper concha are rather rare and only one case has been reported in literature in the English language to the best of our knowledge. This paper discusses a CP case originating in the upper concha, which was treated by endoscopic surgical technique, in the light of its clinical presentation and radiological findings. 


Antrochoanal polyp, Endoscopic sinus surgery, Turbinate

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