Journal of the Korean Ophthalmological Society 1971;12(4):193-197.
Published online January 1, 2001.
Mucocele.
Hong Joo Han, Yeoung Geol Park, Dong Ok Hur, Hyun Sung Oh
1Department of Ophthalmology, Chonnam University Medical School, Chonnam, Korea.
2Department of Ophthalmology, Kwangju Tri-Service Hospital, Korea.
Abstract
3 cases of mucocele are reported. 2 cases were revealed the ethmoidal mucocele on the physical examinations and the other one was the frontoethmoidal mucocele. All cases were fyoung (23 yrs, 27 yrs and 35 yrs) and male. The symptoms in these cases were caracterized by the proptosis, the orbital tumor and eyeball devation toward the lateral side. In a case, the optic neuritis was examined. All cases were treated by means of orbitotomy and sinusotomy through the supranasal approach, and results were good.
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