Endoscopic Treatment of Concha Bullosa in Children

by admin on June 3, 2011

Bony anatomic variations, like concha bullosa, could be a contributing factor to pediatric sinusitis. Because sinusitis is a complication in 5-10% of upper respiratory tract infections in children, interest in treatment of concha bullosa has been increasing.

About Dr. Rande Lazar

Dr. Rande Lazar is a Memphis Otolaryngologist with a primary focus in pediatric ear, nose and throat disorders, including ear infections, throat infections, tonsil infections, sinus infections and sleep disorders. Dr. Rande Lazar has special expertise in adult and pediatric sleep and snoring disorders and surgery, as well as adult and pediatric sinus disorders. Dr. Rande Lazar is experienced in a wide range of disorders of the ear, nose, throat, sinus, respiratory system and the other head and neck systems, as well as children’s disorders of the larynx (voicebox), and hearing problems.

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Article Abstract:

Sinusitis complicates approximately 5% to 10% of upper respiratory tract infections in children. As the importance of pediatric sinusitis has increased, increasing attention has focused on bony anatomic variations as etiologic factors. One of these is concha bullosa, which has an incidence of between 5% and 30% and is usually found bilaterally.

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