paranasal sinus

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Synonyms for paranasal sinus

any of the paired sinuses in the bones of the face adjacent to the nasal cavity that are lined with mucous membrane that is continuous with the lining of the nasal cavities

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Xuan, "Effects of sinus membrane elevation on bone formation around implants placed in the maxillary sinus cavity: an experimental study," Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology, vol.
In both cases, a resorption of the maxillary sinus floor can happen and cause the communication between the cyst and the maxillary sinus cavity.
(III) The medial part of the implant was totally located inside of the maxillary sinus bone walls and did not enter the sinus cavity (4.17%).
The maxillary antrum is the most frequent site of tumour involvement, the next being ethmoid; however, more than one sinus cavity is often affected by tumour at the time of diagnosis.
The polyp opacifies and slightly enlarges the sinus cavity with no bone destruction.
Initially, Tuvale thought all he had was a common cold, but was later diagnosed with cancer and just completed intensive chemotherapy and radiation treatment, in the sinus cavity. His weight has faced a massive hit, dropping from 137 to 112 kgs.
Injections were given in the eye, the sinus cavity near the eye or into a tail vein.
(25) It may become large, deforming and obstruct the sinus cavity. This tumour is usually an incidental finding and most commonly arises from the frontal sinus.
Her nose was "severed down to the sinus cavity where the victim's nose was only attached by a thread," according to the affidavit.
The conventional method for this procedure is the lateral approach, which gains surgical access through the zygomatic bone bordering the maxillary sinus cavity. While this is an invasive technique, there is a low incidence of complications.
Fermanagh liaison officer Ger Treacy confirmed the Enniskillen defender picked up a facial injury at training at the weekend with the initial diagnosis indicating a fracture of the sinus cavity.
"Once when I 'ballooned' a patient, the pus and infection instantly started streaming out of the sinus cavity. After we open the passage, we suction everything out and then use an irrigating catheter to flush it out so it can begin to function normally."
Using a video monitor along with a CT scan of the patients' sinuses, the catheter is guided into the affected sinus cavity. The physician inserts a small balloon into the catheter.
The cultures were taken from the oropharynx/neck (60%), nasal or sinus cavity (38%), and middle or external ear (2%).
The cultures were taken from the oropharynx/ neck (60%), nasal or sinus cavity (38%), and middle or external ear (2%).