frontal sinus

(redirected from Frontal sinuses)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to Frontal sinuses: ethmoid sinusitis
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frontal sinus - one of a pair of cavities in the frontal bonefrontal sinus - one of a pair of cavities in the frontal bone
sinus - any of various air-filled cavities especially in the bones of the skull
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The frontal sinuses are most frequently affected (60-65%), followed by the ethmoid (20-30%), maxillary (10%) and sphenoid (2-3%).
3) Since women have smaller frontal sinuses than do men, women represent the majority of these patients.
Its indications include weakness, particularly in the morning in bed, depression, and a blinding headache in the morning on waking that continues until sunset, and is centred around the frontal sinuses.
The frontal sinuses are exceedingly variable in extent and form.
Stafford's procedure included both the frontal sinuses over the eyes and the maxillary ones in the cheeks.
Bilateral total obliteration of the frontal sinuses was carried out using subcutaneous fat tissue obtained from the abdominal wall.
No cases could be found in the literature of extension of a benign maxillary ameloblastoma into the frontal sinuses.
Brain CT scan showed a large ring-enhancing epidural collection with erosion of the frontal bones and the frontal sinuses.
Pain when your forehead over the frontal sinuses is touched may indicate that your frontal sinuses are inflammed.
The new product gives surgeons flexibility in the treatment of patients with chronic sinusitis by providing access to direct powered irrigation of the frontal sinuses.
1) They are generally found in the frontal sinuses (60 to 70% of cases) and the ethmoid sinuses (20 to 30%); rarely are they found in the maxillary sinuses (2%).
Sinus CT was then obtained and revealed soft tissue density opacification of the maxillary, ethmoid, sphenoid, and frontal sinuses (Figure 4).