Nasal polyposis

Nasal polyposis appearing like a cluster of grapes.

This was a 54 yo male with a history of 10 years of postnasal drip, coughings at night, which disturb his sleep. He also had nasal obstruction. He was seen in the office and had an endoscopy which showed posterior nasal polyposis. Ctscan also showed mucosal thickening of all sinuses consistent with chronic sinusitis.

He had in office balloon dilation and excision of polyps. He had resolution of symptoms after the procedure and reported being able to sleep well.

Author
Dr. Nguyen, M.D. Sinus Care Center, Board Certified Sinus Surgeon (714) 847-9677. Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. Operates at Comprehensive Ear Nose Throat in Huntington Beach.

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