ethmoid sinus


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Noun1.ethmoid sinus - a sinus of the meatuses of the nasal cavity (behind the bridge of the nose)
sinus - any of various air-filled cavities especially in the bones of the skull
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The basal lamella of the ethmoid, the ethmoid strut, the anterior and posterior ethmoid cells, the medial wall of the ethmoid sinus, and the agger nasi cell (if one had been present) were all removed (figure, B).
35) Frontal cephaloceles may present through a defect in the anterior cranial fossa into the ethmoid sinus or nasal cavity.
A follow-up MRI scan in 2009 showed contrast-enhancing soft tissue abnormalities within both of the frontal sinuses and the left ethmoid sinus (Figures 1 and 2).
Facial pain or pressure is usually related to maxillary or ethmoid sinus disease.
Endoscopic surgery has largely replaced the external fronto-ethmoidectomy procedure for recurrent nasal polyposis, frontal and ethmoid sinus disease, mucoceles and fungal sinusitis.
It wasn't designed to remove polyps or treat ethmoid sinus disease.
The frontal bone and the ethmoid sinus wall were markedly thickened but with no evidence of boney erosions (Fig.
An increase of MMP-9 in the apical part of the epithelium in the polypoid tissue of the nasal cavity, maxillary sinus, and ethmoid sinus may facilitate the epithelial and endothelial cell migration that is observed during polyp development and growth.
Examination of the right and left ethmoid sinus specimens revealed mild chronic inflammation with rare eosinophils.
The Propel system has been clinically proven to prevent obstruction of the ethmoid sinus following surgery.
An unusual finding on the CT scan was what appeared to be an ostium or drainage pathway from the left ethmoid sinus into the superior portion of the left middle meatus (figure, A).