paranasal sinuses

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par·a·na·sal si·nus·es

n., pl. senos paranasales, cualquiera de las cavidades aéreas en los huesos adyacentes a la cavidad nasal;
___ radiographyradiografía total de los senos nasales.
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Divided into brief study units, this textbook introduces the main concepts in otorhinolaryngology, covering the anatomy, physiology, and immunology of the nose, paranasal sinuses, and face, diagnostic evaluation of the nose and paranasal sinuses, and specific diseases; the anatomy, physiology, examination, and conditions of the oral cavity and pharynx, ear, facial nerve, lateral skull base, external neck, larynx, and trachea; and hearing, voice, and speech and language disorders.
Stents have been used for more than a century to prevent stenosis, improve mucosalization, and maintain the functional patency of the paranasal sinuses, especially in the frontal sinuses.
Paranasal sinuses (PNS) diseases are the major health problems in Indian population.
Osteomas of the paranasal sinuses are benign lesions of osseous origin, often incidentally found by computed tomography (CT) scanning.
Squamous carcinoma of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses.
A total of thirty patients with suspected diseases of paranasal sinuses were evaluated by computed tomography.
2) These include: the infundibular pattern, with inflammation of the maxillary sinus and opacification of the ipsilateral ostium and infundibulum; the ostiomeatal unit pattern, with inflammation of the ipsilateral maxillary, frontal and ethmoid sinuses and occlusion of the middle meatus (Figure 1); the sphenoethmoidal recess pattern, with obstruction of the sphenoethmoidal recess and inflammation of the ipsilateral posterior ethmoid and sphenoid sinuses; the sinonasal polyposis pattern, which is characterized by the diffuse presence of polyps in the paranasal sinuses and nasal cavity; and the sporadic pattern, also termed unclassifiable, which is diagnosed when there is random sinus disease not related to ostial obstruction or polyposis.
2,3) Computed topography CT) of the paranasal sinuses is required for the diagnosis and subsequent treatment of sinusitis as the underlying anatomical variations could possibly be a cause for sinonasal symptoms.
It is the most common expansile lesion of the paranasal sinuses and leads to outward expansion, with bony remodeling.
The paediatric paranasal sinuses are affected by a wide spectrum of conditions including congenital abnormalities and inflammatory, traumatic and neoplastic diseases.