Format

Send to

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Rhinology. 1999 Sep;37(3):122-4.

McCune-Albright syndrome with fibrous dysplasia of the paranasal sinuses.

Author information

1
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Trakya University, Faculty of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey. KBB@aix.trakya.edu.tr

Abstract

We report a 19-year old female patient with the McCune-Albright syndrome, which is a rare disease consisting of polyostotic fibrous dysplasia (FD) of bone associated with brown pigmented areas of the skin and several endocrine dysfunctions. The patient had FD involving the paranasal sinuses, the middle turbinate and the skull. The endocrine dysfunction of the patient concerns both growth hormone and prolactin hypersecretion. Because the patient had no major symptoms, neither surgical nor medical treatment was applied. Five-year follow-up revealed no complication and enlargement of the lesion.

PMID:
10567991
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for International Rhinologic Society
    Loading ...
    Support Center