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Case Studies | Surgery | Indonesia | Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021
Giant Frontal Mucocele with Extensive Bone Destruction: Case Illustration
Dwiki Arya Dharma | David Prakasa | Made Priska Rusmana 
Abstract: Mucoceles are epithelial - lined cavities in the paranasal sinuses that contain mucus. They develop due to scar tissue and sinus ostium obstruction, either from chronic sinusitis, trauma, or surgery. Frontal sinus mucoceles can present with many different symptoms including eye disorders. A case of giant frontal mucocele with extensive bone destruction that reappear after four years is reported. Surgery to remove the mucocele and reconstruction of the skull were perform, mucocele can cause bone destruction because these mucoceles have a tendency to develop by eroding the surrounding bone wall replacing and destroying the structure with pressure and bone resorption.
Keywords: Frontal mucocele, bone destruction, surgery
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021,
Pages: 641 - 643