Rhinolithiasis: Clinical, radiological, and mineralogical features


Yidirim N., Arslanoglu A., Sahan M., Yidirim A.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RHINOLOGY, vol.22, no.1, pp.78-81, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.2500/ajr.2007.21.3112
  • Journal Name: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RHINOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.78-81

Abstract

Background: Rhinolithiasis is a rare and under-diagnosed clinical entity whose etiology and pathogenesis is poorly understood. Objective: The objective of the study is to review the clinical and radiologic features of rhinolithiasis and mineralogical-chemical composition of the rhinoliths with the aim of shedding light on its etiology and pathogenesis.