Ethmoid sinus

What is Ethmoid sinus?

It is a sinus cavity within the Ethmoidal bone present since birth.

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What is meant by the report : Note is made of polypoidal mucosal thickening in both sphenoid sinuses and mild mucosal thickening in both ethmoid sinuses and DNS left side and hypertrophied inferior turbiantes.
Is it something serious or normal and can it be cured by medicine or surgery is required for this.

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Your nasal findings are suggestive of allergic manifestation of nose. Swelling like changes in lining of nose. Sinus are air filled bony cavities surrounding nose, even they are showing thickening of mucosa. Nasal septum(partition between two nostrils) is some what...
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there is a small right inferior frontal sinus polyp versus retention cyst, the ipsilateral frontal ethmoidal recess remain patent mild bilateral ethmoidal air cell mucosal thckening is noted and minimal mucosal thickening along the dorsal aspect of the rigtht maxillary sinsus is also seen. and there is a small right frontal osteoma what does all this mean. can it be treated without surgery.

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There are minimally invasive surgery procedures available nowadays.

Final decision of the ENT surgeon depends on the severity of symptoms being faced by you. If curative treatment is desired then surgery is the choice. If your symptoms can be managed with medical...
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I have had severe headaches for months now. It all started with an ear and sinus infection in October but now the headaches don t go away. I have ha a ct of my head and went to see an ENT but I feel he was missing the source. He said sleep study should be done. Now I can not stand the pain and it is moving to the left side more. Not sure where to turn.
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Headache after sinus infections may last for long periods as collection of mucous occurs in sinuses especially frontal or ethmoid sinus. But sinus pain is typical in that its a dull pain mainly in frontal and temporal region, it usually start in morning, that's why it...
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