frontal sinus


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frontal sinus

[¦frənt·əl ′sī·nəs]
(anatomy)
Either of a pair of air spaces within the frontal bone above the nasal bridge.
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The infundibulum frontale is a funnel-shaped narrowing at the inferior aspect of the frontal sinus, extending toward the floor of the frontal sinus ostium.
The left side of the frontal sinus was filled with black-green soft tissue.
The first study included 72 frontal sinus fractures treated at the university medical center from 1974 to 1986, while the second included an additional 130 cases treated there from 1987 to 2002, for a total of 202 patients.
Brain MRI revealed the presence of a highly proteinaceous mass, intraosseous or epidural, extending upwards from the frontal sinus (Fig.
Takagi, Reconstruction of the frontal sinus and frontofacial skeleton with hydroxyapatite cement, Arch.
Titanium mesh repair of the severely comminuted frontal sinus fracture.
Frontal sinus trephination (FST) has numerous applications in the treatment of acute and chronic sinus disease.
Evaluation and Management of the Trauma Patient; Mandibular, Maxillary, Zygomaticomaxillary Complex Fractures; Nasal, Orbital, Naso-orbital-ethmoid and Frontal Sinus Fractures; Pediatric Trauma; Maxillofacial Soft Tissue and Ocular Injuries; Trauma Overview and CPC; and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
We describe the use of an endoscopic modified Lothrop approach for clearance of an extensive sinonasal-type hemangiopericytoma of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses with bilateral frontal sinus involvement in a 44-year-old woman.
1) The safe application and utility of balloon technology using a lighted guide wire in the frontal sinus has been well documented.
Combined sphenoid and frontal sinus aplasia accompanied by bilateral maxillary and ethmoid sinus hypoplasia.