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CASE REPORT
Year : 2023  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 133-135

Silent sinus syndrome: A missed entity?


1 Consultant M N, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Medical Superindentant, Arunai Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

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Pratheeba Devi Nivean
M N Eye Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/ojo.ojo_332_21

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Silent sinus syndrome is a rare anomaly caused due to hypoventilation in the maxillary sinus. This is mostly unilateral and asymptomatic in majority of patients. Some patients develop complications due to this such as hypoglobus and enophthalmos. The usual age of occurrence is after 30 years. We report this unique case as our patient was very young to develop this.


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