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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Therefore, the aim of this study was to establish morphometric characteristics of the buccal cortical bone (BCB) thickness of maxillary premolars and its relation to maxillary sinus floor through CBCT.
Dentigerous cysts in the maxillary sinus are easy to detect radiographically due to their opacity.
In our case, the patient was taken to surgery and underwent a right maxillary antrostomy and polyp exterbation with curetting of mucosa in the maxillary sinus. She has received follow-up care from ENT specialists who have noted no evidence of recurrence of the antrochoanal polyp.
The buccal window technique was used when the bone height was >6 mm between the crest of the ridge and the floor of the maxillary sinus. A local anesthetic, with a vasoconstrictor for hemostasis, was infiltrated into maxillary surgical site.
Starting from the bottom of the sinus the entire maxillary sinus was carefully examined by obtaining readings after every 0.5 cm horizontal or vertical move.
The term maxillo-ostio-choanal polyp was deemed appropriate in cases where it originates in the maxillary sinus ostium mucosa.
Rees et al., "Interventions for replacing missing teeth: augmentation procedures of the maxillary sinus," Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, vol.
In a report by Kaigler, they showed that renovation of bone deficiencies of the maxillary sinus using stem cells can present potent views to improve treatment predictability for patient care.
Takahashi et al., "True carcinosarcoma of the maxillary sinus," Pathology-Research and Practice, vol.
Tandon et al., "Penetrating foreign body in the maxillary sinus and pterygopalatine fossa: report of a rare case," The Internet Journal of Head and Neck Surgery, vol.
A computed tomographic (CT) was requested and showed a well-defined hyperdense mass showing a hypodense center inside the left maxillary sinus measuring approximately 15 mm x 10 mm situated in a posterior position of this anatomical space (Figure 1).