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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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.
Diseases of the accessory sinuses of the nose and an improved method of treatment for suppuration of the maxillary antrum.
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.
Medially the lesion was limited by the medial wall of maxillary antrum with no extension into nasal cavity.
Mucosal thickening and narrowing of right maxillary antrum and adenoid hypertrophy were associated findings.
Left maxillary antrum showed expansile, ill-defined, mixed, radiopaque-radiolucent lesion, invading the cortical bone and adjacent soft tissues resulting in a "sunburst appearance" of periosteum.
Objective: To compare efficacy and discomfort caused by maxillary antrum packing with Foley's catheter versus BIPP gauze packing after Caldwell-Luc surgery.
The tooth loosely adherent in the postero-superior wall of the right maxillary antrum was extracted out.