maxillary sinus

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Noun1.maxillary sinus - one of a pair of sinuses forming a cavity in the maxillamaxillary sinus - one of a pair of sinuses forming a cavity in the maxilla
sinus - any of various air-filled cavities especially in the bones of the skull
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Advanced disease and late diagnosis cause extensive spread, with the possibility of perforation of the hard palate and invasion into maxillary antrum or nasal cavity.
The drug in the maxillary antrum provides good cover against anaerobic bacteria, reduces the chances of recurrence and enhance mucociliary flow.
Malignancies involving the maxillary antrum alone were the commonest in the sinonasal region (Table 2).
A series of further postoperative radiographs confirmed its location, lying outside the right maxillary antrum. Due to the pronounced postoperative facial oedema at that time, no attempt was made to remove the appliance.
Extensive disease was noted at the ipsilateral maxillary antrum. Histology revealed an extensive necrotic biphasic epithelioid, spindled malignant neoplasm in keeping with carcinosarcoma.
Incidence and predictive factors for perforation of the maxillary antrum in operations to remove upper wisdom teeth: Prospective multicentre study.
In 1910, Underwood, noted bony cortical structures that traversed the maxillary antrum inferiorly and named them maxillary septa (Orhan et al., 2013).
Diseases of the accessory sinuses of the nose and an improved method of treatment for suppuration of the maxillary antrum. N Y J Med 1893;58:526-8.
Multiple biopsies, labelled "mass infratemporal space", "anterior border of the masseter muscle including the lesion", "anterior wall of the right maxillary antrum", and "other soft tissues from the zygomatic arch", were received.
18 (12M, 6F) cases were of Maxillary antrum carcinoma, age range 28 to 70 years (Mean Age=61y) (Table-V).
[3]-[5] They can arise throughout the mid face including the palate, mandibular condyle, coronoid process, orbit, maxillary antrum and nasal cavity.