I am a
Home I AM A Search Login

Papers of the Week


Int J Otolaryngol


The Endonasal Endoscopic Approach to Different Sinonasal Fungal Balls.


AlMomen A, Albaharna H, AlGhuneem AA, AlZahir BZ
Int J Otolaryngol. 2022; 2022:6721896.
PMID: 35360416.


Fungal ball sinusitis is a sinonasal fungus ball that usually affects immunocompetent adults with female predominance. The most affected sinus is the maxillary sinus. species is the most typically found fungus. Computed tomography (CT) scan is the gold standard tool in order to diagnose fungal ball sinusitis. The ultimate method for a fungal ball is functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS), which has a high success rate and a low morbidity rate.