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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Imaging of paranasal sinuses plays an important role in diagnosing paranasal sinus diseases.
Endonasal endoscopic marsupialization of paranasal sinus mucoceles.
It is generally believed that OMCO, accessory ostia, AMT, and NSD can lead to complaints or symptoms via chronic paranasal sinus inflammation (13-16).
Jones, "Renal cell carcinoma presenting as a solitary paranasal sinus metastasis," Journal of Laryngology and Otology, vol.
Mucoceles: These are most common expansile lesions of paranasal sinus. It is airless mucoid filled, expanded paranasal sinuses.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: Patients with paranasal sinus disease presenting to OPD at Government ENT Hospital, AMC, Visakhapatnam from January 2010 to June 2014 were screened for orbital manifestations.
According to Koivunen et al, the mean rate of growth of the paranasal sinus osteomas is 1.61 mm/year.
The association between a concha bullosa and paranasal sinus disease is debatable.
Clinical treatment is based on the use of high doses of intravenous antibiotics, [1] and in some instances treatment must include surgical drainage of the pus in the affected paranasal sinus. [8,9,10]
This requires thorough study of CT Scan Paranasal Sinus in coronal & sagittal sections pre- operatively.
Plain paranasal sinus X-rays revealed no abnormality.
(1, 2) Of all malignant paranasal sinus tumours, 5 to 15% are adenoid cystic carcinomas.