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Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Radiology. 2015, 3(2), 25-28
DOI: 10.12691/oral-3-2-1
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Frontal Sinus Fracture Management in The Endoscopic Surgery Era; A case report and Review of Literature

Mazen Almasri1, , Ebtesam Aljerb2 and Hanan Shanab3

1Umm Alqura University, King Abdulaziz Medical City, National Guard Hospital / Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

2Saudi Board of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia

3Saudi Board of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, King Abdulaziz Medical City, (National Guard Hospital / Jeddah), Saudi Arabia

Pub. Date: October 15, 2015

Cite this paper:
Mazen Almasri, Ebtesam Aljerb and Hanan Shanab. Frontal Sinus Fracture Management in The Endoscopic Surgery Era; A case report and Review of Literature. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Radiology. 2015; 3(2):25-28. doi: 10.12691/oral-3-2-1

Abstract

Frontal bone fractures and frontal sinus outflow tract (FSOT) disruption usually approached through open reduction and internal fixation of the sinus wall with obliteration of the (FSOT) using different materials to aid in sealing the cavity away off the brain. However, in the last decades there has been an increasing trend toward preserving the intact mucosa at the sinus and the tract through the use of drug eluting stents. In our report, we present a case of an 18 years old male patient treated via open reduction and internal fixation of a displaced anterior frontal bone fracture with endoscopic tract stenting, that provided eluting corticosteroid (Kenalog) as anti-inflammatory medication of intermittent release.

Keywords:
frontal bone fracture sinus outflow tract sinus stent endoscope steroid

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