[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: Actinomycosis of paranasal sinus region occurs rarely. It's a clinical and diagnostic dilemma associated with significant morbidity. If untreated it can spread to the base of skull and lead to fistula formation. Computed tomography scan (CT) can reveal the type and extent of disease but the definitive diagnosis is by demonstration of actinomyces on histopathology. The authors report a rare case of actinomycosis of the paranasal sinus region spreading to the base of skull with formation of oroantral fistula; CT scan findings, differential diagnosis and review of literature, has been discussed.
Full-text · Article · Oct 2011 · Journal International Medical Sciences Academy
[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: Pachydermoperiostosis (PDP) or primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy is a rare syndrome with diverse radiological and clinical features. Though the diagnosis can be made on the basis of the classic clinical and radiological features, it is often missed due to variable presentations. A case of PDP that presented with dental complaints and had almost all the clinical and radiological features described in literature is reported. We also discuss the differential diagnosis.
Full-text · Article · Apr 2009 · The Indian journal of radiology and imaging