paranasal sinus

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paranasal sinus

[¦par·ə¦nā·zəl ′sī·nəs]
(anatomy)
Any of the paired sinus cavities of the human face; includes the frontal, ethmoid, and sphenoid sinuses.
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As a result, we found that the fistula had contracted and the frontal sinus cavity involuted.
By contrast, mucous retention cysts are typically limited to the sinus cavity in location.
Initially, Tuvale thought all he had was a common cold, but was later diagnosed with cancer and just completed intensive chemotherapy and radiation treatment, in the sinus cavity.
25) It may become large, deforming and obstruct the sinus cavity.
2 Although sinus surgery is effective, majority of patients experience recurrent symptoms within the first year; as many as 25 percent then undergo revision surgery due to recurrent obstruction of the sinus cavity.
Her nose was "severed down to the sinus cavity where the victim's nose was only attached by a thread," according to the affidavit.
The conventional method for this procedure is the lateral approach, which gains surgical access through the zygomatic bone bordering the maxillary sinus cavity.
Fermanagh liaison officer Ger Treacy confirmed the Enniskillen defender picked up a facial injury at training at the weekend with the initial diagnosis indicating a fracture of the sinus cavity.
Once when I 'ballooned' a patient, the pus and infection instantly started streaming out of the sinus cavity.
Bone fragments nearly severed her retinal nerve and her upper sinus cavity was destroyed.
The Balloon Sinuplasty opens blocked sinuses by inflating a balloon in the sinus cavity instead of cutting away bone and tissue, and patients can return to work as soon as the next day.
CAPTAIN SCOTT, narrowly beaten in the 1999 Lincoln when trained by Jeremy Glover, has been admitted to the Dalehead Veterinary Equine Clinic at Rathmell, North Yorkshire, following a head injury and suspected hairline fracture to the sinus cavity.