ethmoid sinus

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Synonyms for ethmoid sinus

a sinus of the meatuses of the nasal cavity (behind the bridge of the nose)

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Endoscopic Balloon Dilation Sinuplasty Including Ethmoidal Air Cells in Chronic Rhinosinusitis, Annals of Oto, Rhin and Lary 118(12):881-886 (2009).
33% of the patients in endonasal group had accidental entry into ethmoidal air cells & trauma to the middle turbinate during the surgery.
Endoscopically uncinectomy was done, then all the anterior ethmoidal air cells were removed along with pus from the cells, basal lamella was perforated and posterior ethmoidal air cells were removed.
OF DURING SURGERY CASES PERCENTAGE Severe bleeding 3 15% Moderate bleeding 6 30% Tearing of anterior nasal flap 5 25% Laceration of punctum 4 20% Accidental entry into anterior 2 10% ethmoidal air cells Table V: Complications encountered in Group B patients COMPLICATIONS ENCOUNTERED NO.
Endoscopic Balloon Dilations Sinuplasty Including Ethmoidal Air Cells in Chronic Rhinosinusitis, Annals of Otolaryngology, Rhinology & Laryngology 118)12):881-886 (2009)
The mass appeared to be arising from the left anterior ethmoidal air cells and from lateral wall.
reported this pneumatisation in 53% of the sinus patients, as an extension of the anterior air cells (55%) or posterior (45%) ethmoidal air cells (22).