• 1 Department of Radiology, UKM Medical Centre, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Yaakob Latiff, Bandar Tun Razak, Cheras, 56000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Med J Malaysia, 2008 Aug;63(3):211-5.
PMID: 19248692 MyJurnal


This is a cross sectional study of 40 patients diagnosed with chronic rhinosinusitis using the Lanza Kennedy diagnostic criteria based on nasal endoscopy (NE), and on computer tomography (CT) of the paranasal sinuses. The purpose of the study is to demonstrate the effectiveness and limitations of CT, and NE in the assessment of chronic rhinosinusitis. This study shows that CT was superior in detecting OMC involvement, presence of concha bullosa, paradoxical turbinate and nasal septal deviation. NE was better at detecting polyps.

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