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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A choanal polyp is a benign solitary sinonasal mass that originates in a paranasal sinus and secondarily extends into the nasal cavity.
Regardless, a basal cephalocele may present as fluid or soft tissue in a paranasal sinus.
Differential Diagnosis of an Opacified Paranasal Sinus 1.
Paranasal sinus neoplasms are uncommonly encountered in the paediatric patient.
The overall frequency of paranasal sinus fractures is much lower than in adults.
Paranasal sinus anatomy and function--Grand Rounds Presentation, Dept of Otolaryngology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 2002.
Limited-slice CT in the evaluation of paranasal sinus disease in children.
The incidence of concha bullosa and its relationship to nasal septal deviation and paranasal sinus disease.
The presenting symptoms of paranasal sinus cholesteatoma are determined by the anatomic relationships of the sinus, including the orbit and nasal cavity.
The primary tumor was seen in the nasal cavity in 7 patients and in a paranasal sinus in 3 (2 maxillary sinus and 1 ethmoid sinus).
Two of the 3 patients (67%) who presented with a paranasal sinus melanoma died, compared with 4 of 7 patients (57%) who had a primary nasal cavity tumor.