International Journal of Otolaryngology / 2017 / Article / Tab 2

Review Article

Sphenoid Sinus Diseases: A Review of 1,442 Patients

Table 2

Characteristics of the infection/inflammation and tumor groups.

Infection/inflammation
98 patients
Tumor
24 patients

Mean age, years (SD)
95% CI
55.4 (±17.2)
51.98, 58.89
49.5 (±20.8)
40.66, 58.26
Female : male ratio57 (58.2%) : 41 (41.8%)15 (62.5%) : 9 (37.5%)0.818
Symptoms (% among all patients)
Headache (63.9%)63 (64.3%)15 (62.5%)1.000
Visual loss (35.3%)30 (30.6%)13 (54.2%)0.055
Facial pain (31.2%)24 (24.5%)6 (25.0%)1.000
Rhinorrhea (24.6%)36 (36.7%)2 (8.3%)0.006
Diplopia (18.9%)17 (17.4%)6 (25.0%)0.392
Fever (16.4%)20 (20.4%)00.012
Meningeal sign (4.9%) 6 (6.1%)00.597
Positive nasal endoscopy (38.5%)39 (39.8%)8 (33.3%)0.644

SD: standard deviation, CI: confidence interval; exact test, : -test.

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