Polyps and Papillomas

* Polyps: Inflammatory or allergic etiology.

* Papilloma:

Neoplastic (benign) related to HP virus exposure. (Potential malignant transformation in 10 to 20 percent.)
Inverted papilloma: Arises from lateral wall adjacent to middle neatus. Slow growth. Relentless. Obstructs sinuses. May cause bone destruction and epistaxes.
Fungiform papilloma: Arises from nasal septum.

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