A case of concha pyocele (concha bullosa mucocele) mimicking intranasal mass

YUCA K., KIRIS M., Kıroğlu A. F., Bayram İ., CANKAYA H.

B-ENT, vol.4, no.1, pp.25-27, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: B-ENT
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.25-27
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


Concha bullosa is the most common anatomic variant of the middle turbinate that usually remains asymptomatic. If the mucosal lining of pneumatized middle turbinate becomes inflamed, symptoms such as nasal obstruction, post-nasal discharge, snoring, headache, and fever occur.