paranasal sinus


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Noun1.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 cavitiesparanasal 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
sinus - any of various air-filled cavities especially in the bones of the skull
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Surgery and Radiotherapy has the primary role in treating paranasal sinus SCNECs while Chemotherapy can be used in the adjuvant setting but in laryngeal tumours, radiotherapy and chemotherapy has served better role for laryngeal SCNECs.
Mucoceles of the paranasal sinus can be managed endoscopically with an extremely low recurrence rate.
Assessment of clinical, X-Ray and CT in diagnosis of paranasal sinus diseases.
Paranasal sinus mucoceles are mucus-containing cystic structures with an epithelial lining that completely fills in the paranasal sinuses.
Paranasal sinus osteomas are benign osteogenic lesions, often diagnosed incidentally on computed tomography (CT).
The tumorigenesis of paranasal sinus tumours is unknown.
CT is accepted as the gold standard for pathologicalanatomical evaluation of paranasal sinus disease.
However, there is a differential for an opacified paranasal sinus (Table 1).
Paranasal sinus mucoceles occur with the collection of mucus in a cystic lesion lined with normal respiratory mucosa, as a result of the obliteration of the sinus ostium caused by chronic inflammation, trauma, iatrogenic injury, and tumors.
Variations in paranasal sinus anatomy: implications for the pathophysiology of chronic rhinosinusitis and safety of endoscopic sinus surgery.
Conclusions: Mucoceles are benign lesions of the paranasal sinus.