Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Appearance of the Paranasal Sinuses in Acromegaly

The paranasal sinuses and mastoid air cells in patients with acromegaly are typically enlarged. In addition, the bones of the calvarium are thickened and hyperostosis frontalis interna is common. The pituitary fossa may be normal or enlarged.


Price HI, Batnitzky S, Karlin CA, Gilmore RL. Computed tomography of benign disease of the paranasal sinuses. Radiographics 1983 3:107-140.

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