rhinolith


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rhinolith

(ˈraɪnəʊˌlɪθ)
n
(Medicine) a calculus or stone formed in the nose which can lead to other medical conditions such as headaches or sinusitis
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Treatment of choice is endoscopic removal, but in case of huge rhinolith lateral rhinotomy approach is considered.
The differential diagnosis of sinonasal pathologies with highly radiodense materials includes rhinolith, mycetoma, inverted papilloma with calcifications, chondrosarcoma, osteosarcoma, and fibro-osseous lesions.
We present a case of a large right nasal cavity rhinolith of 44 years of evolution that required removal under general anesthesia.
The differential diagnosis includes a foreign body, rhinolith, inflammatory lesion with calcification secondary to syphilis, tuberculosis or fungal infection, bony sequestra, neoplasm, exotosis and odontoma.
The rhinolith was successfully removed with minimal possible injury to surrounding nasal mucosa.
Abnormalities documented with vitamin A deficiency in parrots include squamous metaplasia of mucous membranes, hyperkeratosis, rhinolith formation, weakness, polyuria, and reproductive abnormalities.
Another female patient of 45 years presented with recurrent episodes of epistaxis was found to have Rhinolith, which was removed under General Anaesthesia intranasally.
On gross inspection, the structure was identified as a tooth with a rhinolith attached to the surface of its root.
A rhinolith was present in the right naris, and Aspergillus species was cultured from this site.
Rhinolith formation: This is due to deposition of calcium and magnesium salts around the foreign body.
Other conditions like inferior turbinate hypertrophy, inferior turbinate atrophy, middle turbinate hypertrophy, nasal mass, unilateral Rhinolith (Fig.
A case of rhinolith combined with cholesteatoma of the maxillary antrum.