maxillary sinus


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maxillary sinus

[′mak·sə‚ler·ē ′sī·nəs]
(anatomy)
A paranasal air cavity in the body of the maxilla. Also known as maxillary air sinus; maxillary antrum.
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In the maxillary sinus, the cilia beat centripetally toward the primary ostium.
Most certainly an acquired condition, SSS should be distinguished from maxillary sinus hypoplasia, which is characterized by lack of pneumatization laterally into the malar eminence and inferiorly into the maxillary alveolar ridge.
A second possible route of drainage from the maxillary sinus is via an accessory ostium along the medial maxillary wall, into the middle meatus.
Full text of the article, "The Incidence of Maxillary Sinus Membrane Perforation During Endoscopically Assessed Crestal Sinus Floor Elevation: APilot Study," Journal of Oral Implantology, Vol.
6,9) Kunt et al (6) recommended that pathologic examination should be performed on all specimens obtained from paranasal sinus surgery, because cholesterol granuloma in the maxillary sinus may be mistaken for chronic sinusitis.
This study confirms the research performed by our technical team to show that physicians of all levels of experience can reliably use XprESS to access and dilate the natural maxillary sinus opening," said Brian Farley, CEO of Entellus Medical.
On withdrawal of the snooker cue, the cue tip had broken off in the maxillary sinus.
Silent sinus syndrome is an uncommon clinical condition characterized by gradual and spontaneous retraction of the maxillary sinus with progressive enophthalmus and hypoglobus resulting from collapse of the orbital floor.
The maxillary sinus anatomy differs slightly on each side of the Trainer so that the trainee is not limited to just one anatomical situation.
The mean effective half-life of the radiopharmaceutical was 28 hours in the frontal sinus and 26 hours in the maxillary sinus.
James Stankiewicz presented two-year follow-up data from a prospective study of 59 patients who underwent standalone balloon dilation to treat chronic sinusitis with inflammation in the maxillary sinus alone or maxillary and anterior ethmoid sinuses.
We analyzed 36polyp specimens obtained from the study group (10 from the nasal cavity, 10 from the maxillary sinus, and 16 from the ethmoid sinus) and 11 tissue specimens from the control group (each control provided 1 specimen from the inferior turbinate).