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The nose is one of the important organ for physical looks of man and is also an organ through which he perceives our external environment. It has both general and specific functions .The nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses–including the maxillary, ethmoid, sphenoid and frontal sinuses- are collectively referred to as sinonasal tract.one peculiarity about this region is the presence of many specialized tissue with its own aberrations which is responsible for large number of diseases affecting these structures This is a prospective type of Study done at V.S.S.Medical College ,Burla from October 2010-September 2012. patients of all age groups belonging to either sex presenting with sino-nasal masses coming to department of Pathology from ENT OPD and inpatient department of Otorhinolaryngology of V.S.S Medical College,Burla.Total 134 cases were studied .After clinicopathological correlation it was found that nonneoplastic sinonasal lesions are more than neoplastic lesions &among the neoplastic lesions benign lesions are more than malignant lesions. It is evident that more than 65% cases were observed in adolescents and young adults. Incidence in paediatric and older population is very low. The lesions of sinonasal tract are more common in males.
[Mamita Nayak, Bichitrananda Roul, Kailash Agrawal, Sunanda Nayak (2015); Clinicopathological study of lesions of sinonasal tract & Distribution of Sinonasal tract lesions in difefferent age groups & Sex. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 3 (4). 0] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
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