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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: B-ENT
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.25-27


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.