paranasal sinus diseases

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Summary: Diseases affecting or involving the PARANASAL SINUSES and generally manifesting as inflammation, abscesses, cysts, or tumors.

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  1. Maestre Ferrin L, Galán Gil S, Carrillo García C, Peñarrocha Diago M. Radiographic findings in the maxillary sinus: comparison of panoramic radiography with computed tomography. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2011;26:341-6 pubmed
  2. Gulati S, Krossnes B, Olofsson J, Danielsen A. Sinonasal involvement in sarcoidosis: a report of seven cases and review of literature. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2012;269:891-6 pubmed publisher
    ..In four patients, endoscopic sinus surgery was performed with good outcome. Nasal and sinus symptoms, differential diagnosis and the treatment are discussed...
  3. Martínez González J, Barona Dorado C, Arias Irimia O, Martínez Rodríguez N, Fernández Domínguez M. Panoramic and tomographic implant studies: role in the diagnosis of sinus disorders. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 2010;15:e611-5 pubmed
    ..To study the presence of sinus disorders and their diagnosis based on clinical and radiographic findings, correlating their presence with tomography tests and panoramic radiography...
  4. Rodrigues C, Freire G, Silva L, Fonseca da Silveira M, Estrela C. Prevalence and risk factors of mucous retention cysts in a Brazilian population. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2009;38:480-3 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence and analyse the risk factors of mucous retention cysts (MRCs) of the maxillary sinus...
  5. Lamb J, Husein O, Spiess A. Ectopic molar in the maxillary sinus precipitating a mucocele: a case report and literature review. Ear Nose Throat J. 2009;88:E6-E11 pubmed
    ..We describe what we believe is the first reported case of a third molar in the roof of the maxillary sinus associated with a mucocele, and we review the literature...
  6. Bósio J, Tanaka O, Rovigatti E, de Gruner S. The incidence of maxillary sinus retention cysts in orthodontic patients. World J Orthod. 2009;10:e7-8 pubmed
    ..1%) than females (3.1%), but this difference was not significant (P>.05). Overall, the frequency of maxillary sinus retention cysts in orthodontic patients is rather low and does not differ from the general population...
  7. Raman S. Mucucoele of the maxillary sinus and the eye. Eye (Lond). 2003;17:101-4 pubmed
  8. Aubart F, Ouayoun M, Brauner M, Attali P, Kambouchner M, Valeyre D, et al. Sinonasal involvement in sarcoidosis: a case-control study of 20 patients. Medicine (Baltimore). 2006;85:365-71 pubmed
    ..0001). Corticosteroids maintenance dosage was high (10.5 +/- 6 mg daily) and mainly depended on SN involvement. Although rare, SN involvement is a severe and recalcitrant manifestation of sarcoidosis representing a therapeutic challenge...
  9. Metson R, Gray S. Image-guided sinus surgery: practical considerations. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2005;38:527-34 pubmed
    ..Surgeons who use this technology must do so with an appreciation of its potential benefits, as well as its possible pitfalls...

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  1. Sarioglu S, Pabuccuoglu U, Arzu Topal N. Cholesterol granuloma and aspergilloma of the maxillary sinus. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2001;258:74-6 pubmed
    ..The cholesterol accumulation cannot be attributed to cellular components or breakdown products of the aspergillus as the major sterol of the plasma membranes of fungi is ergosterol, not cholesterol...
  2. Annino D, Goguen L. Silent sinus syndrome. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008;16:22-5 pubmed publisher
  3. Ko M, Hwang C, Kao Y, Lui C, Huang C, Peng J. Cholesterol granuloma of the maxillary sinus presenting as sinonasal polyp. Am J Otolaryngol. 2006;27:370-2 pubmed
    ..The tumor was excised via the transnasal endoscopic sinus approach without recurrence after 3 years of follow-up...
  4. Ramani P, Murugesan K, Chandrasekar T, Anuja N. Cholesterol granuloma of maxillary sinus. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2006;35:1063-5 pubmed
    ..A case is reported of cholesterol granuloma in the maxillary sinus of a 42-year-old man, with the unique feature that the soft tissue lesion is enclosed by thick bone, entirely within the sinus...
  5. Rene C, Rose G, Lenthall R, Moseley I. Major orbital complications of endoscopic sinus surgery. Br J Ophthalmol. 2001;85:598-603 pubmed
    ..Complications are rare but can result in serious morbidity, the most devastating of which is severe visual loss...
  6. Khong J, Malhotra R, Selva D, Wormald P. Efficacy of endoscopic sinus surgery for paranasal sinus mucocele including modified endoscopic Lothrop procedure for frontal sinus mucocele. J Laryngol Otol. 2004;118:352-6 pubmed
    ..It is also indicated when the mucocele is associated with loss of lateral support in the sinus with risk of medial-wall collapse of the orbital contents obstructing drainage...
  7. Graham S, Nerad J. Orbital complications in endoscopic sinus surgery using powered instrumentation. Laryngoscope. 2003;113:874-8 pubmed
    ..The objectives of the report are to highlight the special dangers of powered instrumentation near the orbit, to suggest techniques that might minimize these risks, and to review the management of orbital injuries...
  8. Barzilai G, Greenberg E, Uri N. Indications for the Caldwell-Luc approach in the endoscopic era. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005;132:219-20 pubmed
    ..During the last decades less radical interventions using endoscopic approach have mainly replaced the classical procedures done for chronic and recurrent maxillary sinusitis...
  9. Beaumont C, Zafiropoulos G, Rohmann K, Tatakis D. Prevalence of maxillary sinus disease and abnormalities in patients scheduled for sinus lift procedures. J Periodontol. 2005;76:461-7 pubmed
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine the prevalence of sinus disease and abnormalities among patients scheduled to undergo direct sinus augmentation...
  10. Levy J, Monos T, Puterman M. Bilateral consecutive blindness due to sphenoid sinus mucocele with unilateral partial recovery. Can J Ophthalmol. 2005;40:506-8 pubmed
    ..We present an interventional case report of a rare occurrence of sphenoid sinus mucocele causing bilateral consecutive blindness with unilateral partial recovery after endoscopic surgery...
  11. Vaphiades M, Roberson G. Sphenoid sinus mucocele presenting as a third cranial nerve palsy. J Neuroophthalmol. 2005;25:293-4 pubmed
    ..A 90-year-old woman developed an acute left third cranial nerve palsy. Brain imaging revealed a left sphenoid sinus mucocele. Endoscopic marsupialization of the mucocele led to complete resolution of the third cranial nerve palsy...
  12. Kay D, Har El G. The role of endoscopic sinus surgery in chronic sinonasal sarcoidosis. Am J Rhinol. 2001;15:249-54 pubmed
    ..Although it may not be the appropriate approach for every patient, ESS certainly should be considered in the treatment options...
  13. Har El G. Endoscopic management of 108 sinus mucoceles. Laryngoscope. 2001;111:2131-4 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study is to establish the efficacy of endoscopic management of sinus mucoceles...
  14. Elter T, Sieniawski M, Gossmann A, Wickenhauser C, Schröder U, Seifert H, et al. Voriconazole brain tissue levels in rhinocerebral aspergillosis in a successfully treated young woman. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2006;28:262-5 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, for the first time, voriconazole levels in an intracerebral abscess were measured in this patient undergoing voriconazole oral therapy...
  15. Friedman K, Heim R, Knowles M, Silverman L. Rapid characterization of the variable length polythymidine tract in the cystic fibrosis (CFTR) gene: association of the 5T allele with selected CFTR mutations and its incidence in atypical sinopulmonary disease. Hum Mutat. 1997;10:108-15 pubmed
    ..In summary, the 5T allele was not found in cis with CF-causing mutations besides R117H, but an elevated 5T allele frequency in variant CF patients suggests 5T may be associated with disease in some situations...
  16. Bella Z, Torkos A, Tiszlavicz L, Iván L, Jori J. Cholesterol granuloma of the maxillary sinus resembling an invasive, destructive tumor. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2005;262:531-3 pubmed
    ..The patient has been symptom free since the operation. The pathogenesis of cholesterol granuloma is described, and the problems of establishing a diagnosis without preoperative histology are discussed...
  17. Kikuchi T, So E, Ishimaru K, Miyabe Y, Abe K, Kobayashi T. Endoscopic sinus surgery in cases of cholesterol granuloma of the maxillary sinus. Tohoku J Exp Med. 2002;197:233-7 pubmed
    ..We also describe the details of the endoscopic surgical techniques employed in the treatment of this disorder...
  18. Busaba N, Kieff D. Endoscopic sinus surgery for inflammatory maxillary sinus disease. Laryngoscope. 2002;112:1378-83 pubmed
    ..The purpose of the study is to determine the efficacy of endoscopic sinus surgery in the treatment of maxillary sinus inflammatory disease that includes mucoceles, retention cysts, and antrochoanal polyps...
  19. Barry B, Topeza M, Gehanno P. [Aspergillosis of the paranasal sinus and environmental factors]. Ann Otolaryngol Chir Cervicofac. 2002;119:170-3 pubmed
    ..Paranasal sinus aspergilloma is a non-invasive form of Aspergillus infection being encountered more often during the last decade...
  20. Wang J, Jang Y, Lee B. Natural course of retention cysts of the maxillary sinus: long-term follow-up results. Laryngoscope. 2007;117:341-4 pubmed
    ..These cysts usually appear as rounded, dome-shaped, soft tissue masses, most often on the floor of the maxillary sinus. The aim of this study was to investigate the long-term natural course of retention cysts of the maxillary sinus...
  21. Weiland D, Aygun N. An unusual presentation of a cholesterol granuloma in a pneumatized pterygoid process of the sphenoid sinus. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007;136:153-4 pubmed
  22. Chao T. Cholesterol granuloma of the maxillary sinus. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2006;263:592-7 pubmed
    ..Treatment consists of complete excision via Caldwell-Luc or endoscopic approach and provides a good prognosis. Bilateral involvements are rare but possible in this disease entity...
  23. Hepworth E, Bucknor M, Patel A, Vaughan W. Nationwide survey on the use of image-guided functional endoscopic sinus surgery. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;135:68-73 pubmed
    ..To evaluate impressions and usage of sinus surgery image-guided surgical (IGS) systems by ENT surgeons in the United States...
  24. Thacker N, Velez F, Demer J, Rosenbaum A. Strabismic complications following endoscopic sinus surgery: diagnosis and surgical management. J AAPOS. 2004;8:488-94 pubmed
    ..Endoscopic surgical techniques improve the surgeon's view of sinus structures but are subject to extraocular muscle complications that cause permanent diplopia...
  25. Caylakli F, Yavuz H, Cagici A, Ozluoglu L. Endoscopic sinus surgery for maxillary sinus mucoceles. Head Face Med. 2006;2:29 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study is to describe the clinical presentation of maxillary sinus mucoceles and to establish the efficacy of endoscopic management of sinus mucoceles...
  26. Di Pasquale P, Shermetaro C. Endoscopic removal of a dentigerous cyst producing unilateral maxillary sinus opacification on computed tomography. Ear Nose Throat J. 2006;85:747-8 pubmed
    ..A nasal endoscope was used to create a middle meatal antrostomy and deliver the tooth and its cystic contents. The patient recovered without complications, and she exhibited no signs of recurrence at the 2-year follow-up...
  27. Chandra A, Lim M, Scott E, Morsman D. Frontoethmoidal mucocele associated with bilateral increased intraocular pressure and proptosis. Can J Ophthalmol. 2007;42:143-4 pubmed
    ..We describe the case of a 53-year-old man presenting with bilateral proptosis and raised intraocular pressure. Computed tomography imaging revealed these signs to be secondary to a frontoethmoidal mucocele with bilateral orbital invasion...
  28. Manzoor T, Raza S, Qayyum A, Azam K. Dentigerous cyst presenting as facial pain. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2006;16:783-5 pubmed
    ..It had also eroded the lateral wall of sinus and into the oral cavity and got infected resulting in foul smelling oral discharge. The case was dealt with complete removal of cyst using Caldwell Luc's approach...
  29. Vaphiades M, Yunker J, Roberson G, Meyer D, Mills D. Optic neuritis is nothing to sneeze at. Surv Ophthalmol. 2007;52:106-10 pubmed
    ..Endoscopic marsupialization of the mucocele led to marked improvement of vision. Sphenoid sinus mucocele is discussed, as is the differential diagnosis of optic neuritis...
  30. Braun J, Gentine A, Pauli G. Sinonasal sarcoidosis: review and report of fifteen cases. Laryngoscope. 2004;114:1960-3 pubmed
    ..Sinonasal sarcoidosis remains a poorly understood and uncommon chronic granulomatous disease of unclear origin. We have attempted to characterize the main clinical and radiologic criteria for diagnosis and to discuss the treatment...
  31. Suzuki S, Kashiwagi G, Nakasone Y, Tomioka A, Saito S. [Case of unexpected intraoperative hyperkalemia]. Masui. 2009;58:1014-6 pubmed
    ..After the operation, the potassium concentration and creatinine clearance were within normal limits. Hyperkalemia in this case might have been induced by diabetes mellitus, administration of ACEI and ARB, and hypovolemia. ..
  32. Thompson G, Patterson T. Fungal disease of the nose and paranasal sinuses. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012;129:321-6 pubmed publisher
    ..A differentiation of these somewhat overlapping syndromes and the disparate treatment regimens required for effective management are the focus of this review. ..
  33. Perkins J, Windley Z, Dixon P, Smith M, Barakzai S. Sinoscopic treatment of rostral maxillary and ventral conchal sinusitis in 60 horses. Vet Surg. 2009;38:613-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Many diseases affecting the RMS and VCS can be diagnosed and resolved endoscopically using a CFS approach with VCB fenestration, thus avoiding the need for osteoplastic sinus surgery and its associated risks and complications. ..
  34. Momtchilova M, Rakotoarisoa R, Roger G, Garabedian E, Laroche L, Pelosse B. [Unilateral isolated partial third nerve palsy and sphenoiditis in a child: A case report]. J Fr Ophtalmol. 2012;35:348-52 pubmed publisher
    ..In a child with isolated unilateral mydriasis, head MRI should be performed to rule out a compressive lesion of the oculomotor nerve. ..
  35. Finnegan C, Townsend N, Barnett T, Barakzai S. Radiographic identification of the equine ventral conchal bulla. Vet Rec. 2011;169:683 pubmed publisher
    ..Knowledge of the normal radiographic anatomy of this structure should aid clinicians in identifying horses with sinusitis affecting the VCS. ..
  36. Mathew A, Pai K, Sholapurkar A. Maxillary sinus findings in the elderly: a panoramic radiographic study. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2009;10:E041-8 pubmed
    ..The accurate diagnosis of infective foci (chronic apical periodontitis, deep pockets caused by periodontitis) is necessary, because in conditions of decreased host resistance it may lead to acute sinusitis. ..
  37. Nicolai G, Lorè B, Mariani G, Bollero P, De Marinis L, Calabrese L. Central giant cell granuloma of the jaws. J Craniofac Surg. 2010;21:383-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Results of the histopathologic examination confirmed the previous biopsy. A follow-up at 30 months excluded any relapse...
  38. Prabhu K, Kumbhar K, Chacko A. Middle fossa extradural repair of sphenoidal encephaloceles. Br J Neurosurg. 2011;25:124-6 pubmed publisher
    ..We used the middle fossa extradural approach in two patients with sphenoidal encephaloceles in whom previous endoscopic transnasal repairs had failed. ..
  39. Mathews S, Kumar R, Rupa V. Iatrogenic pseudoaneurysm: a rare complication of sinonasal surgery. Am J Otolaryngol. 2011;32:607-10 pubmed publisher
    ..We report 2 patients with iatrogenic pseudoaneurysms, which developed following sinus surgery...
  40. Gu Q, Li J, Fan J, He G. [Report of 6 orbital apex syndrome caused by sinus diseases]. Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2013;27:67-9 pubmed
    ..CT, MRI or intranasal endoscopy can greatly improve the diagnosis of the disease. Endoscopic sinus surgery is a safe and effective method for orbital apex syndrome caused by sinus diseases,which is the primary therapy for the disease. ..
  41. Thomas S, Singh V, Vaithilingam Y, Thayil S, Kothari R. Rhinocerebral mucormycosis--a case report. Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012;16:233-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this paper is to draw attention to the clinical presentation and pathogenesis of RCM and to emphasize need for high index of suspicion in diagnosis and treatment. ..
  42. Elden L, Reinders M, Kazahaya K, Tom L. Management of isolated sphenoid sinus disease in children: a surgical perspective. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2011;75:1594-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Those with clinically significant disease presented with progressive, severe headaches and minimal sinus symptoms. MRI studies were important to identify the source of headache and evolving complications in several of these patients. ..
  43. Weitzel E, Flottmann J, McMains K. Endoscopic frontal sinus drillout for recurrent barotrauma: a procedure to save a pilot's career. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009;80:660-2 pubmed
    ..He was returned permanently to flight duty at 6 wk post-op. This case report represents the first published successful application of the modified endoscopic Lothrop procedure to a pilot with recurrent frontal sinus barotrauma. ..
  44. Hoang J, Eastwood J, Glastonbury C. What's in a name? Eponyms in head and neck imaging. Clin Radiol. 2010;65:237-45 pubmed publisher
  45. Tiraboschi I, Bravo M, Fernández N, Stecher D, Melero M, Lasala M. [Mucormycosis. An emergent mycosis]. Medicina (B Aires). 2012;72:23-7 pubmed
    ..Seven patients had favorable outcome. In conclusion, mucormycosis is a rare disease, but its incidence has increased over the past five years. A good evolution of the patients is linked to early diagnosis and treatment. ..
  46. Huang C, Chang P, Lee T, Chuang C, Chang J. Preirradiation sinus mucosal disease in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Am J Otolaryngol. 2009;30:300-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Female patients may have an inherited genetic advantage that protects against Epstein-Barr virus infection or lessens its devastating effects. ..
  47. Braun J, Imperiale A, Riehm S, Veillon F. Imaging in sinonasal sarcoidosis: CT, MRI, 67Gallium scintigraphy and 18F-FDG PET/CT features. J Neuroradiol. 2010;37:172-81 pubmed publisher
    ..Prospective and long term studies are necessary to validate these preliminary results. ..
  48. Drozdowski A, Sieskiewicz A, Siemiatkowski A. [Reduction of intraoperative bleeding during functional endoscopic sinus surgery]. Anestezjol Intens Ter. 2011;43:45-50 pubmed
    ..7 kPa). Altered microcirculation and a low cardiac output are the principal underlying mechanisms in these cases. ..
  49. Nirmala S, Lalitha V, Sivakumar N, Kumar K, Srikanth M. Mucormycosis associated with juvenile diabetes. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. 2011;29:S87-91 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe a rare case of maxillary necrosis due to mucormycosis in a 12-year-old diabetic patient and emphasizes on early diagnosis and timely management of this potentially fatal fungal infection. ..
  50. Olajide T, Alabi B, Badmos B, Bello O. Pleomorphic adenoma of the lateral nasal wall--a case report. Niger Postgrad Med J. 2009;16:227-9 pubmed
    ..The diagnosis, clinical behaviour and treatment of pleomorphic adenoma of the lateral nasal wall are discussed from a review of the literature. ..
  51. Alobid I, de Pablo J, Mullol J, Centellas S, Parramon G, Carrasco J, et al. Increased cardiovascular and anxiety outcomes but not endocrine biomarkers of stress during performance of endoscopic sinus surgery: a pilot study among novice surgeons. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011;137:487-92 pubmed publisher
    ..This study demonstrates for the first time that cardiovascular and anxiety changes during performance of ESS are not associated with increased levels of prototypical endocrine stress hormones. ..
  52. Braun J, Riehm S, Imperiale A, Schultz Carpentier A, Gentine A, de Blay F. [Sarcoidosis of the upper respiratory tract]. Rev Mal Respir. 2011;28:164-73 pubmed publisher
  53. Huang C, Chen C, Lee T, Chang P, Chen Y, Chen Y, et al. Transnasal endoscopic marsupialization of postoperative maxillary mucoceles: middle meatal antrostomy versus inferior meatal antrostomy. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2011;268:1583-7 pubmed publisher
    ..04) was observed. Transnasal endoscopic marsupialization is an effective modality for postoperative maxillary mucoceles and results in reduced morbidity. The use of middle meatal antrostomy in particular is preferred...
  54. Hou W, Wen Y, Wang Z, Zhu X, Wen W. Clinical analysis of the cranial complications of endoscopic sinus surgery. Acta Otolaryngol. 2013;133:739-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Being aware of cranial complications in time and provision of appropriate treatment may minimize the serious consequences...
  55. Rathore D, Ahmed S, Ahluwalia H, Mehta P. Rhinotillexomania: a rare cause of medial orbital wall erosion. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;29:e134-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The authors hypothesized that the patient had enlarged an existing nasal septal defect due to repetitive nose picking resulting in recurrent infection and inflammation of sinuses, leading to erosion of his medial orbital wall. ..
  56. Becker S, O Malley B. Evaluation of sinus computed tomography scans: a collaborative approach between radiology and otolaryngology. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013;21:69-73 pubmed publisher
    ..Sinus computed tomography (CT) interpretation is subject to individual variation. We propose a template-driven approach as a method to ensure CT interpretation that is complete and efficient...
  57. Ilica A, Mossa Basha M, Maluf F, Izbudak I, Aygun N. Clinical and radiologic features of fungal diseases of the paranasal sinuses. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2012;36:570-6 pubmed
    ..To document the clinical and imaging characteristics of fungal rhinosinusitis (FRS)...
  58. Saini J, Gupta A, Jolapara M, Chatterjee S, Pendharkar H, Kesavadas C, et al. Imaging findings in intracranial aspergillus infection in immunocompetent patients. World Neurosurg. 2010;74:661-70 pubmed publisher
    ..To study the neuroimaging features of craniocerebral aspergillosis infection in immunocompetent patients...
  59. Al Kadah B, Bumm K, Charalampaki P, Schick B. [First experience in endonasal surgery using a new 3D-Chipendoscope]. Laryngorhinootologie. 2012;91:428-33 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study we report about our first experience with a new 3D-Chipendoscope in surgery at the nose, paranasal sinuses und anterior skull base...
  60. Kruse A, Gengler C, Gratz K, Obwegeser J. Extranodal manifestation of Rosai-Dorfman disease without involvement of lymph nodes. J Craniofac Surg. 2010;21:1733-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Because of its rareness, Rosai-Dorfman is seldom considered in the clinical differential diagnosis, particularly if extranodal manifestations predominate...
  61. Mayr S, Burkhardt K, Schuster M, Rogler K, Maier A, Iro H. The use of automatic speech recognition showing the influence of nasality on speech intelligibility. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2010;267:1719-25 pubmed publisher
    ..The results show that ASR is capable of quantifying the influence of hyponasality on speech; nasal obstruction leads to significantly reduced WR and nasal peak flow cannot replace evaluation of nasality...
  62. Wu A, Ting J, Borgie R, Busaba N, Sadow P, Juliano A, et al. Diagnostic characteristics of sinonasal organizing hematomas: avoiding misdiagnosis. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2013;3:598-602 pubmed publisher
    ..Diagnostic criteria for correctly identifying these lesions are not well known...
  63. Zhou H, Zhan R, Zheng X, Li G, Cao F, Chen M. Use of medical aural and encephalic glue-soaked gelfoam for frontal sinus repair: a single-centre experience. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2013;41:665-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Frontal sinus (FS) perforation is a common complication in frontal craniotomy. The primary goal of treatment is to seal the FS without destroying physiological function...
  64. Nguyen C, Hofstede T. Prosthodontic treatment and medical considerations for a patient with Turner syndrome: a clinical report. J Prosthodont. 2012;21:552-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Prosthodontic planning and treatment considerations in an adult patient with Turner Syndrome are discussed...
  65. Mbarek C, Zribi S, Khamassi K, Hariga I, Ouni H, Ben Amor M, et al. Rhinocerebral mucormycosis: five cases and a literature review. B-ENT. 2011;7:189-93 pubmed
    ..In this retrospective study, we describe our experience in the diagnosis and management of rhinocerebral mucormycosis (RCM), a rapidly lethal fungal infection...
  66. Szabo B, Szabo I, Sfranjeu S, Chirică A. [Pneumosinus dilatans--general considerations and a case report]. Oftalmologia. 2011;55:87-91 pubmed
    ..The final diagnosis was: Right eye - Vitreous hemorrhage. Pneumosinus dilatans...
  67. Rosado P, de Vicente J, Villalain L, Fernandez S, Peña I. Posttraumatic frontal mucocele. J Craniofac Surg. 2011;22:1537-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This may include conservative attitude, reduction and fixation with miniplates, obliteration, cranialization, or grafting. Removal of any rest of epithelium is mandatory in this sense...
  68. Vallo J, Suominen Taipale L, Huumonen S, Soikkonen K, Norblad A. Prevalence of mucosal abnormalities of the maxillary sinus and their relationship to dental disease in panoramic radiography: results from the Health 2000 Health Examination Survey. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2010;109:e80-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Mucosal thickening and mucosal antral cyst (MAC) in the maxillary sinus are incidental findings in panoramic radiographs...
  69. Dimou J, Tsui A, Maartens N, King J. Primary diffuse leptomeningeal gliosarcomatosis with a sphenoid/sellar mass: confirmation of the ectopic glial tissue theory?. J Clin Neurosci. 2011;18:702-4 pubmed publisher
    ..We believe this adds significant weight to the theory that heterotopic nests of glial tissue, in this instance within the sphenoid or sella, are the putative origin of PDLG...
  70. Colletti G, Felisati G, Biglioli F, Tintinelli R, Valassina D. Maxillary reconstruction and placement of dental implants after treatment of a maxillary sinus fungus ball. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2010;25:1041-4 pubmed
    ..Three months later, the dental implants were placed, and they were all osseointegrated at the 9-month follow-up...
  71. Sarmento Junior K, Tomita S, Kos A. Topical use of adrenaline in different concentrations for endoscopic sinus surgery. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2009;75:280-9 pubmed
    ..The ideal adrenaline concentration remains unknown...
  72. Gray S, Wu A. Pathophysiology of iatrogenic and traumatic skull base injury. Adv Otorhinolaryngol. 2013;74:12-23 pubmed publisher
    ..The majority of accidental trauma CSF leaks can be managed conservatively, but those that persist beyond a week are typically managed surgically to avoid the risk of meningitis...
  73. Soler Z, Wittenberg E, Schlosser R, Mace J, Smith T. Health state utility values in patients undergoing endoscopic sinus surgery. Laryngoscope. 2011;121:2672-8 pubmed publisher
    ..A secondary goal was to assess the meaning of these values by comparing them with other chronic disease processes and currently available medical or surgical treatments...
  74. Siemienowicz M, Simkin P, Straub A, House R. Locally invasive nodular lymphoid hyperplasia: radiological findings in a case of pulmonary and sinus disease. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2009;53:554-7 pubmed publisher
    ..It has never been reported in the sinuses. We present an unusual case of pulmonary nodular lymphoid hyperplasia with locally invasive sinus involvement and describe the CT, MRI and positron emission tomography findings...
  75. Park H, Lee B, Chung Y. Orbital subperiosteal hematoma associated with sinus infection. Rhinology. 2010;48:117-22 pubmed publisher
    ..There are few reports of orbital subperiosteal hematomas as a result of sinusitis complications. The present study reports on 2 such cases and presents a literature review regarding this condition...