ethmoid sinus

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Synonyms for ethmoid sinus

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

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Primary site of involvement in four (4) patients was nasal cavity, ethmoid sinus in three (3) and maxillary sinus in one (1) patient.
A concha bullosa of the middle turbinate most commonly drains into the anterior ethmoid sinus.
In the paranasal sinuses, osteomas most commonly arise from the frontal and ethmoid sinus (1, 2).
This is followed by the ethmoid sinus with a rate of 20-25%, maxillary sinus at 5-10%, and sphenoid sinus at a rate of 5-10% (2).
A computed tomography (CT) scan showed a soft-tissue mass with contrast enhancement originating in the ethmoid sinus and extending superolaterally to the left side and infiltrating through the floor and posterior table of frontal sinus.
Coronal CT is now identified as the most effective means to demonstrate the microanatomic communications between anterior ethmoid sinus and the frontal and maxillary sinuses.
Squamous cell carcinoma accounts for 80% of sinonasal malignancy, arising most frequently in the maxillary sinus (25-63%), and less frequently in the nasal cavity (15-35%), ethmoid sinus (10-25%) and least frequently in the frontal and sphenoid sinuses (1%).
Most mucoceles occur in the frontal sinus (60%), followed by the ethmoid sinus (30%), the maxillary sinus (10%), and very rarely in the sphenoid sinus.
Computerized tomography (CT) scan of the orbits revealed bilateral maxillary sinusitis (Figure 2) and preseptal and subperiosteal phlegmon involving the medial wall of the orbit and dehiscence of the left ethmoid sinus roof at the level of the cribriform plate.
In April 1923, Sisler was reported to have been hospitalized for surgery for an "inflamed ethmoid sinus.
Some people are born with a congenital dehiscence of the lamina papyracea, and in that case periosteum will be the only thing separating the ethmoid sinus from the orbit.
Results of the above studies indicated right ethmoid sinusitis with destruction of the ethmoid septum, forming a soft tissue mass extending from the right ethmoid sinus into the right orbit.
The products release a steroid with anti-inflammatory properties directly into the sinus lining, then dissolve, maintaining the open passages created in ethmoid sinus surgery.