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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Table 3: Sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, negative predictive value and accuracy of xray paranasal sinuses for diagnosing paranasal sinus diseases.
Mucoceles of the paranasal sinus can be managed endoscopically with an extremely low recurrence rate.
Paranasal sinus computed tomography (PNsCT) can generally distinguish RCMs from the other forms of maxillary sinus pathologies (5, 6).
Patients were selected on the basis of their symptoms and clinical findings suggestive of a lesion involving the paranasal sinus such as head ache, nasal obstruction, nasal discharge, anosmia, postnasal discharge, epistaxsis.
Nasal cavity and paranasal sinus bony variations: a computed tomographic study.
Growth pattern of the maxillary sinus in the Japanese Macaque (Macaca fuscata): reflections on the structural role of the paranasal sinus. J.
Sinonasal mucoceles are epithelium-lined cysts that can gradually expand to fill a paranasal sinus. They can present with ophthalmologic, rhinologic, and neurologic symptoms.
We shall be discussing the variant anatomy encountered in the four paranasal sinus, their definitions and ways to identify them and also emphasise on the clinical importance.
Complications of endonasal paranasal sinus surgery--diagnostic and therapeutic consequences.
The remaining paranasal sinus exam was within normal limits.
DISCUSSION: Fugal ball is described as a noninvasive accumulation of a dense conglomeration of fungal hyphae in a Paranasal sinus. It is characterized by a mass of fungal hyphae, inflammatory cells and mucus, with gradual growth in the sinusal socket, without involvement of the underlying mucous membrane.