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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Present day paranasal sinus imaging allows for earlier diagnosis, better tumour mapping, and accurate treatment planning, all of which may contribute significantly to influence the patient's treatment and ultimate longevity.
Mucoceles are locally expansile paranasal sinus cysts characterized by mucous effusion.
Figure 1 demonstrates some paranasal sinus anatomic variations accompanying maxillary sinus retention cysts.
In this case, CT scan allowed the identification of a neoformed paranasal sinus mass; however, only histological exam identified the mass as a metastasis of RCC and led to the execution of total body CT scan to identify primary tumor.
Inflammatory Polyp: These are pendunculated out growths of edematous mucosa, which is cellular and covered by normal epithelium, arising from paranasal sinus. It is mostly related to hypersensitivity states, non-allergic asthma and cystic fibrosis.
First clinical application of a navigation-controlled shaver in paranasal sinus surgery.
(8.) Broglie M.A., Tinguely M.; How to diagnose Sinus Fungus Balls in the Paranasal sinus? An analysis of an institution's cases from Jan 1999 to Dec 2006; Journal of Rhinology 47(1) 379384.
The anatomic basis of ophthalmic complications in paranasal sinus disease is that the orbit is nearly completely surrounded by sinuses, except laterally; the separating bones are very thin, with numerous suture lines.
INTRODUCTION: Osteoma of paranasal sinus is a benign tumor that is more common in frontal and ethmoid sinus when compared to maxillary and sphenoid sinus.
To clearly define the bone structure of the sphenoid area, paranasal sinus CT was obtained, and these images indicated sphenoid sinus agenesis (figure 2).
CONCLUSION: Non hodgkins lymphoma (diffuse large cell) nose and paranasal sinus is a rare entity and more than 50% of patients will have site of extranodal involvement as gastrointestinal tract and bone marrow.
Although CT is usually considered a sufficient imaging method to evaluate a concha bullosa, MRI is sometimes more effective in evaluating intracranial and intraorbital paranasal sinus disease.
DISCUSSION: The paranasal sinus infection is one of the most frequently encountered condition in medical practice and with higher, broad spectrum, and newer antibiotics the majority of cases are managed without complication.