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Synonyms for ethmoid

one of the eight bones of the cranium

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Keeping the objectives of endoscopic sinus surgery, all 52 patients underwent appropriate exenteration of ethmoid cells and thereby obtaining wider access to major sinuses.
Mucosal polyps can be carefully debrided, the natural ostia enlarged, the ethmoid sinuses are unroofed, and sphenoid sinuses are opened in nasal cavity and sinus nasal mucosa is mostly preserved due to excellent visualization and surgical technique.
2] The remaining 10-20% are intestinal-type adenocarcinoma, which mostly occur in the ethmoid sinus.
Twelve areas were specifically looked at for anatomical variations (Table 1) including; Type of skull base, Anterior ethmoid artery, Agger nasi cells, Haller cells, asymmetry in anterior ethmoidal and onodi cells.
Your nose might hurt or be stuffy or you could lose your sense of smell if your ethmoid sinuses are inflamed.
The widened interorbital regions were removed by vertical osteotomies and about 30 mm of midline defect containing ethmoid air cells were removed with care to save cribriform plate and olfactory nerves.
the ossification of the ligament connecting the suspensorium to the ethmoid region (190: 0 [right arrow] 1) and the interhyal (ossified or not) being connected by ligaments to both the hyoid arch and the suspensorium (225: 0 [right arrow] 1) (see Appendix 2).
The ventral and lateral skull region (basisphenoid, myodome, most of the otic bones and vomer), all the opercular bones (except for part of the preopercule), most of the lateral ethmoids, and suspensoria are missing.
Our studies displayed a destructive mass arising from the right nasal ethmoidal area, extending into the right inferior turbinate and nasa l septum, with bone destruction in the ethmoids and nasal bone on the right.
Sphenoid sinuses behind the ethmoids in the upper region of the nose and behind the eyes
Commonest site is ethmoids followed by maxillary antra and then sphenoid sinus.
The radiological imaging has also been accepted by the well recognized Lund MacKay System with each sided sinuses and osteomeatal complexes considered separately and scored: the status of maxillary, anterior ethmoids, posterior ethmoids, sphenoid and frontal sinuses as 0--no abnormality, 1--partial opacity, 2--Complete opacification; and osteomeatal complex as 0--no obstruction, 2--obstructed.
In the patients with involvement of the ethmoids and sphenoid, complete endoscopic sphenoethmoidectomy was performed.