sphenoid sinus


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sphenoid sinus

[′sfē‚nȯid ¦sī·nəs]
(anatomy)
Either of a pair of paranasal sinuses located centrally between and behind the eyes, below the ethymoid sinus.
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According to our results, the frequencies of frontal, maxillary and ethmoid sinus lesions were significantly higher in winter than in summer, while the frequency of sphenoid sinus lesions did not show significant seasonal differences.
Additionally, osseous destructive change and associated low T2 signal soft tissue involving the right anterior sphenoid sinus and adjacent ethmoidal septa was noted.
Moreover, inclusion criteria for healthy adult subjects were no history of oncologic illness, hemiplegia, intracranial lesions, Parkinson disease, having surgical operation related region, psychiatric or medical illness and surgery of the sphenoid sinus, sinonasal tumor or nasal polyposis and chronic rhinosinusitis.
Kosling M, Hintner S, Schulz BT, Bloching M, "Mucoceles of the sphenoid sinus," Eur J Radiol 2004; 51(1): 1-5.
* A deep-seated, retro-orbital headache in a child is suggestive of sphenoid sinus disease and warrants further investigation, especially if associated with other neurological symptoms or signs.
A previous case of oculomotor nerve palsy associated with trigeminal-autonomic features secondary to sphenoid sinus mucocele was reported, but without headache [5].
Jewells, "Paraganglioma of the sphenoid sinus: case report and review of literature," Clinical Imaging, vol.
Wenokur, "Endoscopic Management of a Chronic Ethmoid and Sphenoid Sinus Foreign Body," Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery, vol.
Transnasal bamboo foreign body lodged in the sphenoid sinus. Auris Nasus Larynx 2001;28:365-7.
Nowadays, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are used to evaluate patients with suspected neurological problems; incidental abnormalities of the sphenoid sinus are noted for further management.
Caption: Figure 1: Sagittal T1 diffusion weighted MRI showing a complete opacification of the left sphenoid sinus.
High-Resolution Computed Tomography Analysus of Variations of the Sphenoid Sinus. J Neurol Surg B 2013; 74 (02): 82-90.