A 32-year-old male asked:
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incidential finding on brain mri: mild polypoid mucosal thickening of the anterior right maxillary sinus wall, 0.8 cm. no symptoms now, but i had often sinusitis in my early teens, no scans then. does that mean unilateral polyp (cancer suspicious)?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Nasal polyp: suggests possible nasal polyp- not cancer.
Answered on Apr 5, 2020
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