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Year: 2013  Vol. 17   Num. 4  - Oct/Dec
DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1351674
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Giant Nasolabial Cyst Treated Using Neumann Incision: Case Report
Cisto Nasolabial Gigante Tratado Cirurgicamente com Inciso de Neumann: Relato de Caso
Author(s):
Alexandre Beraldo Ordones, Larissa Neri, Ingrid Helena Lopes Oliveira, Miguel Soares Tepedino, Fbio de Rezende Pinna, Richard Louis Voegels
Key words:
cysts - nasal obstruction - nasal cavity
Abstract:

Introduction: A nasolabial cyst is an ectodermal development cyst. It presents as a fullness of canine fossa, nasal ala, or vestibule of the nose. It is rare and usually small. Treatment consists of complete surgical excision or transnasal endoscopic marsupialization.

Objective: To describe a giant nasolabial cyst case treated using Neumann incision.

Case Report: A 37-year-old man was referred to the otolaryngology department with nasal obstruction and nasal deformity. Computed tomography showed a nasal cystic lesion 4 4.5 5 cm wide. Surgical excision using Neumann incision was performed.

Discussion: Neumann incision provides wide access to the nasal cavity and may be useful in nasolabial cyst treatment.

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