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one of a pair of cavities in the frontal bone

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Sphenoid sinus and frontal sinuses were less commonly involved as demonstrated in CT scan of present study.
Four Nitrofurazone and Urea boli were kept in the frontal sinuses cavity and skin was sutured with nylon by horizontal mattress technique.
The frontal sinuses are most frequently affected (60-65%), followed by the ethmoid (20-30%), maxillary (10%) and sphenoid (2-3%).
Frontal sinuses open into the anterior part of the middle nasal meatus through the frontonasal duct.
One of the main advantages in analyzing frontal sinuses is due to the frontal bone protection against external factors, such as trauma and decomposition, which makes PM examination highly reliable.
Its indications include weakness, particularly in the morning in bed, depression, and a blinding headache in the morning on waking that continues until sunset, and is centred around the frontal sinuses.
The frontal sinuses are exceedingly variable in extent and form.
The frontal sinuses are over your eyes; the maxillary sinuses are inside your cheekbones; the ethmoids are between your eyes, behind the bridge of your nose; and the sphenoids are behind your eyes.
Frontal sinuses are part of the paranasal sinuses, or rather, pneumatic chambers located in some bones of the viscerocranium that develop as extensions of the nasal cavity's respiratory section (GRAFF; MARSHALL, 2003).
Bilateral total obliteration of the frontal sinuses was carried out using subcutaneous fat tissue obtained from the abdominal wall.
No cases could be found in the literature of extension of a benign maxillary ameloblastoma into the frontal sinuses.
However, frontal sinuses are absent only in 10% of population.
Frontal sinuses were undeveloped significantly more often in the IOE group, compared with the ICE group (58% vs.
Brain CT scan showed a large ring-enhancing epidural collection with erosion of the frontal bones and the frontal sinuses.