volume 40, issue 1, Pe24-e27 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.01.006
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Sema Zer Toros, Çiğdem Tepe Karaca, Semra Külekçi, Selvinaz Özkara, Asuman Şengöz İnan, Erol Egeli

Abstract: We report the first case of an isolated choanal fungus ball in a 28-year-old man with a previous history of nasopharyngeal carcinoma, who was treated with radiotherapy 14 years ago. The initial diagnosis was a recurrent tumour or a secondary neoplasm. Histopathological examination confirmed a fungal infection. There are no previous reports of a fungus ball located at the posterior choanal region. Although it has been reported that bacteriology of sinonasal region would be different in irradiated patients, ther…

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