Volume : VIII, Issue : VII, July - 2018

Prevalence of inverted papilloma in a teritiary hospital

Dr. R Jaya Durga Devi, Dr. Deeganta Mohanty

Abstract :

Inverted papilloma is a benign tumour of nasal cavity arising from lateral wall of nose, septum or anywhere in nasal cavity and sinuses. Pathogenesis is unknown even though many causes are explained like viral infection by HPV, HSV, chronicrhinosinusitis. These have capacity of malignant transformation 10 to 15%.

 Epstein–Barr virus (EBV), smoking, occupational, environmental and industrial exposures, cell cycle related proteins, angiogenic factors and chronic inflammation.

Aims :

To findout prevalence of inverted papilloma among nasal masses

To evaluate the sex incidence among these cases

To know symptomatology compared to other nasal masses


ASRAM Medical College, Eluru, Dept of ENT.

This is a prospective study over 2 years period ( 2015 Sept to 2017 August)

Sample size – total no of 50 cases with nasal mass was studied

Methodology – All the patients having nasal masses were taken for the study. All the malignant masses were excluded from the study. Thorough clinical examination and investigations were done and data were analyzed.



  • The incidence of nasal mass to be higher in Males (58%). Especially males majority seen in inverted papilloma (5cases) and 1 female.
  • Most common nasal mass is nasal polyp,followed by 2nd most common is inverted papilloma.

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Article: Download PDF   DOI : 10.36106/ijar  

Cite This Article:

Dr. R Jaya durga devi, Dr.Deeganta Mohanty, Prevalence of inverted papilloma in a teritiary hospital, INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH : Volume-8 | Issue-7 | July-2018

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