Ethmoidectomy

What is Ethmoidectomy?

Ethmoidectomy is the medical name for a procedure that involves removing the partitions between the ethmoid sinuses in order to create larger sinus cavities. This procedure treats sinus infections and sinus obstructions that have been the cause of chronic sinus problems. The procedure may also involve the removal of nasal polyps present in the ethmoids.

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I have a close friend who's been dealing with recalcitrant sinus "infections" for the last 20 years. She's currently having an...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Chronic resistant sinusitis,may require surgery.

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I have gone through...

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I had a partial bilateral turbinectomy fess and an ethmoidectomy done in March. I don't remember consenting or agreeing to the ethmoidectomy just...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Repeat Sinus CT. Hypertonic saline nasal washes. Steroid sprays.

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Thank you for your query.

1. Repeat a plain...

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Hi I am looking for an ENT to interrupt my CT scan..
Symptoms: pressure headache especially around eyes and bridge of nose. swelling under and...

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You may need correction of deviated nasal septum(septoplasty).

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Your findings suggests changes of chronic sinusitis...

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