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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Mucoceles are locally expansile paranasal sinus cysts characterized by mucous effusion.
Paranasal sinus mucoceles are cystic structures containing mucus that completely fill the paranasal sinus.
Although paranasal sinus osteomas are frequently seen in the ethmoid complex, the aerated middle turbinate as a part of the ethmoid is an exceptionally rare site of origin of this tumor, and only one similar case has been previously reported (7).
Paranasal sinus squamous cell carcinoma incidence and survival based on surveillance, epidemiology, and end results data, 1973 to 2009.
Local examination of organ was done of--chronic headache epistaxis, nasal discharge, local tumour in case of paranasal sinus diseases.
Sinonasal inflammatory disease with sinus ostial obstruction is a very common cause of an opacified paranasal sinus.
Although there are many reported cases of paranasal sinus mucoceles with intraorbital extension in the literature, studies on this subject are limited in the ophthalmology literature in our country.
A sinus mucocele is a mucous collection lined by the mucous-secreting epithelium of a paranasal sinus.
The maxillary sinus is the first paranasal sinus to develop from the ethmoid sinuses.
Malignant tumors in the nasal and paranasal sinus areas are mostly epithelial tumors, and the incidence of sarcoma is low.
Imaging of paranasal sinuses plays an important role in diagnosing paranasal sinus diseases.