Anterior clinoid mucocele coexisting with sphenoid sinus mucocele

Soon Ho Kwon, Si Hong Kim, Joo-Heon Yoon
Auris, Nasus, Larynx 2009, 36 (5): 598-600
An anterior clinoid mucocele, known to be extremely rare, can lead to visual complications due to its proximity to the optic nerve. We report a patient who developed visual disturbance due to an anterior clinoid mucocele. Interestingly, the anterior clinoid mucocele coexisted with a sphenoid sinus mucocele. When an anterior clinoid mucocele coexists with a sphenoid sinus mucocele, more deliberate diagnostic and therapeutic approaches must be considered according to our first experience.

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