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Synonyms for bulla

(pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid

the round leaden seal affixed to a papal bull

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After the procedure, the findings were noted mainly under six topics, namely septal deviation, polyp/mucosal oedema, inferior turbinate, middle turbinate variations, enlarged bulla ethmoidalis and accessory ostium.
Haller cells are located below the bulla ethmoidalis and extend beneath the floor of the orbit (Figs 4 and 5).
A series of cross profiles (>10), oriented perpendicularly to the region of interest, were analysed for the following target regions: Bulla Ethmoidalis, Lamina Papyracea, Middle Turbinate, Maxillary Wall, Posterior Ethmoid, Uncinate Process and Superior Turbinate.
While sensitivity for middle turbinate, bulla ethmoidalis and middle meatus was 74%, 62% and 85% respectively.
The maxillary ostium was visualized with a 30[degrees] endoscope, usually anteroinferiorly to the bulla ethmoidalis in the hiatus semilunaris.
Normally, the uncinate is a sagitally-oriented structure with adequate space between it and bulla ethmoidalis, middle turbinate and lamina papyracea.