sinus ethmoidales

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Synonyms for sinus ethmoidales

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

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Pneumatized superior turbinate: Pneumatization of superior turbinate can occur from posterior ethmoid cells.
The frontal recess may be pneumatized by various anterior ethmoid cells, which are collectively known as frontal recess cells.
To obtain tissue for histopathologic examination, the left posterior ethmoid cells and sphenoid sinus were opened endoscopically.
The ostiomeatal complex is a functional entity of the anterior ethmoid complex that represent the final common pathway for drainage and ventilation of the frontal, maxillary and the anterior ethmoid cells.
An approach to the sphenoid sinus through the ethmoid sinus requires dissection of the anterior and posterior ethmoid cells (figure, A).
In the present study, the concept developed by Stammberger & Kennedy (6) was adopted, defining osteomeatal complex as a functional unit of the anterior ethmoid complex representing the final common pathway for drainage and ventilation of the frontal, maxillary and anterior ethmoid cells.
The posterior ethmoid cells were then entered through the basal lamella and opened, which revealed an opening inferiorly (figure, C).
These findings of ossification were described as extending into the right ethmoid cells to the lamina papyracea with no extension into the orbit (figure, B).
Computed tomography (CT) of the sinuses revealed chronic bilateral ethmoid sinusitis with totally opacified ethmoid cells.
5) The posterior ethmoid cells are separated from their anterior counterparts by the ground lamella of the middle turbinate, which attaches laterally to the lamina papyracea of the ethmoid bone.
The posterior ethmoid cells were normal, as was the ostiomeatal opening on each side.