ethmoid sinusitis


Summary: Inflammation of the NASAL MUCOSA in the ETHMOID SINUS. It may present itself as an acute (infectious) or chronic (allergic) condition.

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  1. Brook I. Bacteriology of acute and chronic ethmoid sinusitis. J Clin Microbiol. 2005;43:3479-80 pubmed
    ..Twenty-seven aerobes and 41 anaerobes were found in isolates from patients with chronic sinusitis. The predominant isolates were anaerobic gram-negative bacilli and Peptostreptococcus spp...
  2. Jang Y, Jung S, Koo T, Kim S, Park S. Sinonasal tuberculosis associated with osteomyelitis of the ethmoid bone and cervical lymphadenopathy. J Laryngol Otol. 2001;115:736-9 pubmed
    ..This case will be discussed with specific emphasis on the imaging characteristics. ..
  3. Polzehl D, Moeller P, Riechelmann H, Perner S. Distinct features of chronic rhinosinusitis with and without nasal polyps. Allergy. 2006;61:1275-9 pubmed
  4. Detwiller K, Smith T, Mace J, Trune D, Sautter N. Steroid-independent upregulation of matrix metalloproteinase 9 in chronic rhinosinusitis patients with radiographic evidence of osteitis. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2013;3:364-8 pubmed publisher
  5. Woo H, Bae C, Song S, Choi Y, Kim Y. Actinomycosis of the paranasal sinus. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008;139:460-2 pubmed publisher
    ..To report clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes of actinomycosis of the paranasal sinus...
  6. Heilmeier U, Decker C, Miller C, Hintschich C, Reiser M, Mueller Lisse U. [An unusual case of non-traumatic enophthalmos]. Radiologe. 2010;50:902-6 pubmed publisher
    ..In particular the differentiation from normal anatomical variants, such as dehiscent lamina papyracea is discussed. ..
  7. Sow A, Jahendran J, Toh C, Kew T. Sphenoethmoid sinusitis in a child resulting in a disastrous intracranial sequela. Ear Nose Throat J. 2012;91:E20-2 pubmed
    ..We describe a case of localized acute sphenoid and right posterior ethmoid sinusitis that presented as right frontobasal subdural empyema and multiple deep cerebral abscesses...
  8. Rubin F, Pierrot S, Lebreton M, Contencin P, Couloigner V. Drainage of subperiosteal orbital abscesses complicating pediatric ethmoiditis: comparison between external and transnasal approaches. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013;77:796-802 pubmed publisher
    ..The transnasal route is associated with a shorter postoperative duration of postoperative hospitalization. CA seems to be a viable surgical option combining the advantages of both endoscopic and external approaches. ..
  9. Koch T. [Medialization and stabilization of the middle turbinate in endoscopic sinus surgery]. Laryngorhinootologie. 2008;87:6-9 pubmed publisher

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  1. Fyrmpas G, Constantinidis J, Foroglou N, Selviaridis P. Pituitary apoplexy following endoscopic sinus surgery. J Laryngol Otol. 2010;124:677-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Early, combined surgical intervention by rhinologists and neurosurgeons is recommended. The endoscopic trans-sphenoidal approach is a safe and effective technique for the acute management of pituitary apoplexy. ..
  2. Eweiss A, Ibrahim A, Khalil H. The safe gate to the posterior paranasal sinuses: reassessing the role of the superior turbinate. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2012;269:1451-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The superior turbinate represents a constant landmark for performing a safe posterior ethmoidectomy and sphenoidotomy. ..
  3. Velasquez N, Thamboo A, Abuzeid W, Nayak J. Safe treatment of ethmoid sinusitis utilizing minimally invasive ethmoid punch sinusotomy in chronic rhinosinusitis without polyposis patients. Laryngoscope. 2017;127:1268-1275 pubmed publisher
    Current rhinologic practice is devoid of minimally invasive procedures dedicated to the treatment of ethmoid sinusitis to improve ventilation and topical drug delivery...
  4. Hosemann W, Göde U, Wigand M. Indications, technique and results of endonasal endoscopic ethmoidectomy. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg. 1993;47:73-83 pubmed
    ..A survey of the technical aspects of endoscopic ethmoid surgery and an introduction of the extended range of indications are presented together with the results of each procedure. ..
  5. Pitkaranta A, Markkola A, Malmberg H. Breast cancer metastasis presenting as ethmoiditis. Rhinology. 2001;39:107-8 pubmed
    ..Inflammatory changes in the paranasal sinuses are also frequently noted on MRI even in normal persons without disease. A high index of metastasis suspicion in any patient with breast cancer must be kept in mind. ..
  6. Monserez D, Vlaminck S, Kuhweide R, Casselman J. Symmetrical ethmoidal metastases from ductal carcinoma of the breast, suggesting transcribrosal spread. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg. 2001;55:251-7 pubmed
    ..Another pathway of hematogenous spread is via (occult) lung metastases. This case prompts the hypothesis of transcribrosal spread from meningeal involvement. ..
  7. Nazari S, Rahimi Movaghar V, Jazayeri S, Ferguson B. Radiology quiz case 1. Allergic fungal sinusitis (AFS) with bacterial superinfection of frontal ethmoid mucoceles caused by AFS. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003;129:373, 375-6 pubmed
  8. Pomar Blanco P, Martín Villares C, San Román Carbajo J, Fernández Pello M, Tapia Risueño M. [Minimally invasive surgery for treating of complicated fronto-ethmoidal sinusitis]. Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp. 2005;56:252-6 pubmed
  9. Anari S, Karagama Y, Fulton B, Wilson J. Neonatal disseminated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus presenting as orbital cellulitis. J Laryngol Otol. 2005;119:64-7 pubmed
    ..The authors report a case of orbital abscess caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in a four-week-old neonate born four weeks prematurely. ..
  10. Alanin M. [Blindness due to acute ethmoiditis]. Ugeskr Laeger. 2010;172:2310-1 pubmed
    ..05. Both repeat CT, magnetic resonance imaging and ethmoidectomy were performed without signs of abscess. Blindness due to ethmoiditis without abscess in orbita is rare and probably results from neuritis in the nervus opticus. ..
  11. Stankiewicz J, Tami T, Truitt T, Atkins J, Winegar B, Cink P, et al. Impact of chronic rhinosinusitis on work productivity through one-year follow-up after balloon dilation of the ethmoid infundibulum. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2011;1:38-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Treatment of CRS by dilating the maxillary sinus ostium and ethmoid infundibulum can significantly improve quality of life (QOL) and work productivity. ..
  12. Chaari A, Ghadoun H, Ben Algia N, Bahloul M, Bouaziz M. [Mucormycosis: an unusual cause of unilateral exophthalmia]. J Mycol Med. 2013;23:140-3 pubmed publisher
    ..We report the case of a 57-year-old patient who presented a proptosis associated to an ethmoid sinusitis. Inflammatory symptoms were late which was responsible for delayed diagnosis...
  13. Gordts F, Clement P, Buisseret T. Prevalence of paranasal sinus abnormalities on MRI in a non-ENT population. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg. 1996;50:167-70 pubmed
    ..Even in this non-ENT population, the prevalence of inflammatory sinusitis abnormalities on MRI is high. ..
  14. Luchtenberg M, Berkefeld J, May A, Mikowski A, Antal S, Schnaudigel O, et al. [Transient unilateral amaurosis. Optic nerve compression in paranasal sinus mucositis]. Ophthalmologe. 2002;99:390-1 pubmed
  15. Sirikci A, Bayazit Y, Bayram M, Kanlikama M. Ethmomaxillary sinus: a particular anatomic variation of the paranasal sinuses. Eur Radiol. 2004;14:281-5 pubmed
    ..This study performed in a large series of patients will possibly contribute to better understanding of this particular anomaly. ..
  16. Chong V, Fan Y. Comparison of CT and MRI features in sinusitis. Eur J Radiol. 1998;29:47-54 pubmed
    ..MRI is superior to CT in separating thickened mucosa, retained secretions and retentions cysts. It is important to appreciate CT changes of sinusitis and the corresponding spectrum of MRI features. ..
  17. Chang Y, Yeom H, Han S. Anterior transposition of the inferior oblique muscle for a snapped inferior rectus muscle following functional endoscopic sinus surgery. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2005;36:419-21 pubmed
    ..The inferior oblique muscle was transposed as an initial treatment for the snapped inferior rectus muscle. After surgery, the patient was orthophoric and obtained fusion in the primary position. ..
  18. Daines S, Wang Y, Orlandi R. Periostin and osteopontin are overexpressed in chronically inflamed sinuses. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2011;1:101-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Periostin and osteopontin appear to be involved in ECM remodeling seen in CRS. TGF?1 may be an upstream inducer of CRS-related changes in ethmoid sinus mucosa. ..
  19. Budrovich R, Bianchini R, Saetti R. [Our experience in microsurgery of rhino-sinus phlogosis]. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 1991;11:45-52 pubmed
    ..It is, however, felt that for rhino-surgery it is advisable to be familiar with both techniques so that they can be used alternately depending on the type of pathology and patient. ..
  20. Hickner J, Bartlett J, Besser R, Gonzales R, Hoffman J, Sande M. Principles of appropriate antibiotic use for acute rhinosinusitis in adults: background. Ann Emerg Med. 2001;37:703-10 pubmed
    ..For initial treatment, the most narrow-spectrum agent active against the likely pathogens, Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae, should be used. ..
  21. Haruna S, Sawada K, Nakajima T, Moriyama H. Relationship between pediatric sinusitis and middle turbinate pneumatization--ethmoidal sinus pyocele thought to be caused by middle turbinate pneumatization. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2005;69:375-9 pubmed
    ..However, in the event that the OMU becomes obstructed at some time, frequent cycles of improvement and aggravation of pediatric paranasal sinusitis may occur and lead to the development of a serious condition. ..
  22. Fortson J, Bezmalinovic Z, Moseley D. Bilateral ethmoid sinusitis with unilateral proptosis as an initial manifestation of metastatic prostate carcinoma. J Natl Med Assoc. 1994;86:945-8 pubmed
    This article presents a case of bilateral ethmoid sinusitis with unilateral proptosis as a presenting sign of an unsuspected prostate carcinoma...
  23. Ishino T, Yajin K, Takeno S, Furukido K, Hirakawa K. Establishment of osteoblast culture from human ethmoidal sinus. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2003;30:45-51 pubmed
    ..This study evaluates the development and establishment of an osteoblasts culture system derived from human ethmoidal sinus as an initial step toward verifying this hypothesis...
  24. Ghosh S, Gupta A. Sinonasal aspergillosis in immunocompetent Indian children: an eight-year experience. Mycoses. 2003;46:455-61 pubmed
    ..Histopathology revealed allergic or non-invasive fungal infections without any tissue invasions. Surgery was performed in all except one case. Recurrence was 15% treated by revision surgery and antifungal therapy. ..
  25. Haas H. [Antibiotic therapy for head and neck abscesses in children in an emergency department]. Arch Pediatr. 2008;15:495-7 pubmed publisher
  26. Turner I, Newman S, Agrillo T. Painful postganglionic Horners syndrome caused by ethmoid sinusitis. Headache. 2004;44:816-7 pubmed
  27. Dhong H, Kim H, Chung Y, Kim T, Kim J, Chung S, et al. Computed tomographic assessment of chronic rhinosinusitis with asthma. Am J Rhinol. 2006;20:450-2 pubmed
    ..001). Our study shows that the ethmoid sinus is the preferred site of CRS in patients with coexisting asthma. ..
  28. Falup Pecurariu O, Apătăchioae I, Falup Pecurariu C, Bălescu A, Tecău M. [Acute rhinoethmoiditis with periorbital cellulitis in a newborn]. Oftalmologia. 2008;52:39-46 pubmed
    ..We present 2 cases of rhinoethmoiditis at newborn with orbital cellulitis, with the main differential diagnostic problems and therapeutical options. ..
  29. de Vos G, D Hont G, Ampe W, Depondt M, Kuhweide R, Casselman J, et al. [Orbital involvement of sinusitis]. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg. 1992;46:293-301 pubmed
    ..Four cases are presented. Symptomatology and pathogenesis are reviewed. Diagnostic procedures, especially CT-scan, are discussed and recommendations are given for medical and surgical management. ..
  30. Konen E, Faibel M, Kleinbaum Y, Wolf M, Lusky A, Hoffman C, et al. The value of the occipitomental (Waters') view in diagnosis of sinusitis: a comparative study with computed tomography. Clin Radiol. 2000;55:856-60 pubmed
    ..Whenever access to CT is available, a low dose high-resolution CT study of the paranasal sinuses is highly recommended.Konen, E. (2000). Clinical Radiology55, 856-860. ..
  31. Aral M, Keles E, Okur E, Alpay H, Yilmaz M. The pathogenicity and antibiotic resistance of coagulase-negative Staphylococci isolated from the maxillary and ethmoid sinuses. Rhinology. 2004;42:131-6 pubmed
  32. Bertrand B, Eloy P, Rombeaux P. Allergy and sinusitis. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg. 1997;51:227-37 pubmed
  33. Ramadan H, Hinerman R. Smoke exposure and outcome of endoscopic sinus surgery in children. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002;127:546-8 pubmed
    ..The study goal was to determine whether cigarette smoke exposure in children who are undergoing endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) for chronic sinusitis will have an impact on the outcome...
  34. Watkins L, Pasternack M, Banks M, Kousoubris P, Rubin P. Bilateral cavernous sinus thromboses and intraorbital abscesses secondary to Streptococcus milleri. Ophthalmology. 2003;110:569-74 pubmed
    ..To report the first case of bilateral cavernous sinus thromboses and bilateral intraorbital abscesses secondary to Streptococcus milleri...
  35. Sauer M, Lemmens W, Vauterin T, Jorissen M. Comparing the microdebrider and standard instruments in endoscopic sinus surgery: a double-blind randomised study. B-ENT. 2007;3:1-7 pubmed
    ..Comparing the microdebrider and standard instruments in endoscopic sinus surgery: a double-blind randomised study...
  36. Handley G, Goodson M, Real T. Transnasal endoscopic closure of anterior fossa cerebrospinal fluid fistula. South Med J. 1993;86:217-9 pubmed
    ..In our opinion, this should become the initial procedure of choice for closure of anterior fossa CSF leaks in amenable cases...
  37. Kennedy D, Senior B, Gannon F, Montone K, Hwang P, Lanza D. Histology and histomorphometry of ethmoid bone in chronic rhinosinusitis. Laryngoscope. 1998;108:502-7 pubmed
    ..These findings are compared with osteomyelitis in long bone and the jaw. The suggestion that underlying bone may serve as a catalyst for chronic sinusitis is supported and implications for therapy are discussed...
  38. Klapan I, Simicić L, Pasarić K, Vlahusić A, Risavi R, Sruk V, et al. Realtime transfer of live video images in parallel with three-dimensional modelling of the surgical field in computer-assisted telesurgery. J Telemed Telecare. 2002;8:125-30 pubmed
    ..We do not advocate that inexperienced surgeons operate on patients, not even with the guidance of a remote surgeon. However, three-dimensional telesurgery may become very valuable for experienced surgeons in the future...
  39. Jiang R, Lin P, Lin J. Correlation between bacteriology and computed tomography staging for chronic sinusitis. J Laryngol Otol. 2005;119:193-7 pubmed
    ..This study shows that culture rates of middle-meatal specimens tended to increase with the severity of chronic sinusitis...
  40. Platzer W, Brenner E, Thumfart W, Gunkel A. [Surgical techniques. Nose, paranasal sinuses, midface, orbits, hypophysis VI]. Laryngorhinootologie. 2005;84:705-11 pubmed
  41. Weber R. [Persistant chronic rhinosinusitis after endonasal sinus surgery]. Laryngorhinootologie. 2006;85:667-85; quiz 686-8 pubmed
    ..Dependent on the results conservative or surgical therapy is mandatory. Medical and operative approaches are discussed in detail...
  42. Som P, Lawson W. Interfrontal sinus septal cell: a cause of obstructing inflammation and mucoceles. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2008;29:1369-71 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this article was to present the imaging findings on 4 cases of mucoceles arising within surgically proven frontal intersinus septal cells...
  43. Berlucchi M, Maroldi R, Aga A, Grazzani L, Padoan R. Ethmoid mucocele: a new feature of primary ciliary dyskinesia. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2010;45:197-201 pubmed publisher
    ..A careful description of this new feature of PCD and its dangerous complications are also presented...
  44. Lin C, Chiu N, Lee K, Huang F, Hsu C. Neonatal orbital abscess. Pediatr Int. 2013;55:e63-6 pubmed publisher
    ..aureus is essential in treating neonatal orbital abs ess. This case suggests that a higher initial dose of vancomycin may be an effective and safe strategy for severe S. aureus infection in neonates...
  45. Vandevelde L, Bondewel C, Dubois M, De Vuyst M. Mucorales and deferoxamine: from saprophytic to pathogenic state. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg. 1990;44:429-33 pubmed
    ..The frequent lack of early diagnosis, itself subsequent to a break away from the standard diagnostic tools (apart from biopsy and culture) makes the survival prognosis particularly critical...
  46. Jüngert J, Uberall M, Mayer U, Guggenbichler J, Heininger U. [Papilledema and acute bilateral amaurosis accompanying acute sinusitis]. Klin Padiatr. 2001;213:343-6 pubmed
    ..Acute sinusitis can lead to severe complications. This includes involvement of the optical nerve with visual loss and brain abscess as a life-threatening complication...
  47. Francois M, Mariani Kurkdjian P, Dupont E, Bingen E. [Acute ethmoiditis in children, a series of 125 cases]. Arch Pediatr. 2006;13:6-10 pubmed
    ..Acute ethmoiditis are bacterial infections of ethmoid sinuses, which may spread to the orbital or the endocranial spaces. It is essential to fit the antibiotherapy to the bacteria responsible for these infections...
  48. Pomar Blanco P, San Román Carbajo J, Martín Villares C, Tapia Risueño M, Fernández Pello M. [Postseptal orbital cellulitis and sinusitis. Descriptive study of 8 cases and literature review]. An Otorrinolaringol Ibero Am. 2006;33:27-34 pubmed
    ..4 patients of 8 needed surgical drainage. A general guideline for the management of periorbital and orbital cellulitis according to the clinical staging of the process is presented...
  49. Lin I, Huang I. Nasal septal abscess complicated with acute sinusitis and facial cellulitis in a child. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2007;34:241-3 pubmed
    ..Herein, to our knowledge, we present the first case involving an otherwise healthy little girl with nasal septal abscess complicated with acute sinusitis and facial cellulitis...
  50. Georgel T, Jankowski R. [Acute sinusitis: to know the trap to avoid]. Presse Med. 2008;37:1514-8 pubmed publisher
  51. Stankiewicz J, Truitt T, Atkins J. One-year results: Transantral balloon dilation of the ethmoid infundibulum. Ear Nose Throat J. 2010;89:72-7 pubmed
  52. Ardehali M, Amali A, Bakhshaee M, Madani Z. Histopathologic characteristics of inferior turbinate vs ethmoidal polypin chronic rhinosinusitis. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2011;15:233-6 pubmed publisher
    ..05). The ethmoid sinus inflammation in polypoid chronic sinusitis is accompanied by a proportionate inferior turbinate inflammation, not only in the patients with asthma but also in those with isolated sinonasal polyposis...
  53. Platt M, Soler Z, Kao S, Metson R, Stankovic K. Topographic gene expression in the sinonasal cavity of patients with chronic sinusitis with polyps. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011;145:171-5 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine whether variations in gene expression exist at multiple subsites along the sinonasal tract in patients with chronic sinusitis with polyps and in healthy controls...
  54. Richtsmeier W. Postendoscopic sinus surgery debridement. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002;128:1206 pubmed
  55. Stankiewicz J. Comments about postoperative care after endoscopic sinus surgery. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002;128:1207-8 pubmed
  56. Turrière C, Corne P, Pellé C, Granier I, Jonquet O, Dubois A. [Bilateral blindness and sphenoethmoid sinusitis]. Presse Med. 2003;32:1457 pubmed
  57. García González L, Redondo Ventura F, Betancor Martínez L. [Brain abscess secondary to rhinosinusitis. Therapeutical modalities. Exposition of one case]. An Otorrinolaringol Ibero Am. 2004;31:77-86 pubmed
    ..Mortality rate of BA were around 35-55% before CT scan era and with surgical excision as the rule of surgical treatment...
  58. Maeda Y, Tsuchida M, Fukaya T. Extensive endoscopic sinus surgery from the viewpoint of out-patients in a metropolitan area. J Laryngol Otol. 2005;119:23-6 pubmed
    ..All the patients had at least ethmoid sinusitis. Additionally, some patients had maxillary or sphenoid sinusitis or polyps obstructing the nasal cavities...
  59. Strek P, Zagolski O, Składzień J, Przeklasa R, Blaschke J, Białas M, et al. [Olfactory neuroblastoma removed under endoscopic guidance]. Otolaryngol Pol. 2006;60:433-6 pubmed
    ..Olfactory neuroblastoma is a rare tumour associated with high rates of recurrence and mortality. Treatment includes surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, or a combination. The ideal treatment modality has yet to be determined...
  60. Tawadros A, Prahlow J. Death related to nasal surgery: case report with review of therapy-related deaths. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2008;29:260-4 pubmed publisher
    ..underwent the elective surgical procedures for a deviated nasal septum, multiple nasal polyps, and chronic ethmoid sinusitis. Following surgery, the patient never awoke from general anesthesia, and further evaluation before death ..
  61. Stankiewicz J, Truitt T, Atkins J, Winegar B, Cink P, Raviv J, et al. Two-year results: transantral balloon dilation of the ethmoid infundibulum. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2012;2:199-206 pubmed publisher
    ..Long-term durability results beyond 2 years are limited...
  62. Shaw J, Ashoori F, Fakhri S, Citardi M, Luong A. Increased percentage of mast cells within sinonasal mucosa of chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyp patients independent of atopy. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2012;2:233-40 pubmed publisher
  63. Sedaghat A, Bhattacharyya N. Radiographic density profiles link frontal and anterior ethmoid sinuses behavior in chronic rhinosinusitis. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2012;2:496-500 pubmed publisher
  64. Kaplan D, Briscoe D, Niv A, Gatot A, Leiberman A, Fliss D. Detection of sinus-induced orbital mycosis with standardized orbital ultrasonography: a case report. Ear Nose Throat J. 2001;80:576-8, 580, 582 passim pubmed
    ..To the best of our knowledge, the role of SOU in diagnosing an orbital extension of a fungal infection of the paranasal sinuses has not been previously discussed in the literature...
  65. Gilazetdinov K, Mironov A, Luchikhin L, Zavgorodniĭ A. [Orbital complications in purulent-inflammatory diseases of the paranasal sinuses. Clinical and anatomic parallels]. Vestn Oftalmol. 2003;119:49-51 pubmed
  66. Ozcan K, Selcuk A, Oruk V, Sarikaya Y, Dere H. Ethmomaxillary sinus. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2008;265:185-8 pubmed
    ..The ethmomaxillary sinus was present in nine of those patients (1.93%). It was septated in one of them. The CTs were further investigated for other anatomical variations and co-existent mucosal disease of the paranasal sinuses...
  67. Platt M, Cunnane M, Curtin H, Metson R. Anatomical changes of the ethmoid cavity after endoscopic sinus surgery. Laryngoscope. 2008;118:2240-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Plasticity of the ethmoid sinus framework after endoscopic surgery, however, is a newly described entity. The objective of this study was to determine the incidence and extent of changes in ethmoid size after ethmoidectomy...
  68. Chee E, Looi A. Onodi sinusitis presenting with orbital apex syndrome. Orbit. 2009;28:422-4 pubmed publisher
    ..She underwent an extended lateral orbitotomy, which revealed frank pus that was positive for Staphylococcus aureus. She was treated with intravenous antibiotics with complete resolution of her presenting signs...
  69. Amat F. [Complications of bacterial rhino-sinusitis in children: a case report and a review of the literature]. Arch Pediatr. 2010;17:258-62 pubmed publisher
    ..The progression was favorable under intravenous antibiotic therapy and after bilateral sphenoidectomy. This case raises the question of the best therapy for acute bacterial sinusitis in pediatrics and the management of complications...
  70. Castelnuovo P, De Bernardi F, Cavanna C, Pagella F, Bossolesi P, Marone P, et al. Invasive fungal sinusitis due to Bipolaris hawaiiensis. Mycoses. 2004;47:76-81 pubmed
    ..The patient was successfully treated by surgical drainage and amphotericin B...
  71. Christmas D, Mirante J, Yanagisawa E. A possible case of two Onodi cells in a single patient. Ear Nose Throat J. 2004;83:307-8 pubmed
  72. Nigro J, Nigro C, Marone S, Voegels R. Microbiology of the maxillary and ethmoid sinuses in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis submitted to functional endoscopic sinus surgery. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2006;72:217-22 pubmed
    ..These studies guide us on choosing the most adequate antimicrobial agent to eliminate the infectious process, thus, helping in restoring rhinosinusal mucosa...
  73. Eloy P, Leruth E, Goffart Y, Nollevaux M, Fridman V, Dartevelle M, et al. Sinonasal involvement as a rare extraintestinal manifestation of Crohn's disease. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2007;264:103-8 pubmed
    ..The authors report two cases with nasal manifestations concomitant to intestinal Crohn's disease and go over the relevant literature on such an association...
  74. Sánchez Marteles M, Caballero Asensio R, Cuesta Muñoz J. [Ethmoid-sphenoidal sinusitis]. Med Clin (Barc). 2007;128:600 pubmed
  75. Miller A, Castanes M, Yen M, Coats D, Yen K. Infantile orbital cellulitis. Ophthalmology. 2008;115:594 pubmed publisher
  76. Torres M, Rocha S, Rebelo A, Marques J, Nabais S, Azevedo P, et al. Cardiovascular toxicity of cocaine of iatrogenic origin. Case report. Rev Port Cardiol. 2007;26:1395-404 pubmed
    ..The authors review the cardiovascular complications associated with cocaine use and the underlying pathophysiologic mechanisms and discuss the role of cocaine as a topical anesthetic...
  77. Wagner I, Tingelhoff K, Westphal R, Kunkel M, Wahl F, Bootz F, et al. Ex vivo evaluation of force data and tissue elasticity for robot-assisted FESS. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2008;265:1335-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on these measurements force thresholds can be defined for robot-assisted endoscope guidance. All thresholds have to be assigned to subregions of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses...
  78. Mimouni O, Curto C, Danvin J, Thomassin J, Dessi P. Sinonasal mucormycosis: case report. Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis. 2010;127:27-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To present and discuss the case of a diabetic patient admitted with acidoketotic coma, with inner canthus tumefaction due to mucormycosis...
  79. Xi L, Fukushima K, Lu C, Takizawa K, Liao R, Nishimura K. First case of Arthrographis kalrae ethmoid sinusitis and ophthalmitis in the People's Republic of China. J Clin Microbiol. 2004;42:4828-31 pubmed
    ..This case should remind ophthalmologists and other clinicians to consider the possibility of infections being fungal when antibacterial agents have no effect and the patient's condition worsens...
  80. Rombaux P, Collet S, Hamoir M, Eloy P, Bertrand B, Jamart F, et al. The role of nasal cavity disinfection in the bacteriology of chronic sinusitis. Rhinology. 2005;43:125-9 pubmed
    ..We investigated the potential role of nasal cavity disinfection in the bacteriology of the bulla ethmoidalis in patients suffering from chronic sinusitis...
  81. Kuczkowski J, Narozny W, Mikaszewski B, Stankiewicz C. Suppurative complications of frontal sinusitis in children. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2005;44:675-82 pubmed
    ..Results of treatment in the series support the opinion that combined aggressive surgical and antibiotic treatment is a preferred method in complicated sinusitis in children...
  82. Zhu S, He G, Sun H, Ma Y, Liu G, Jiang M. [Causes and revision endoscopic sinus surgery for recurrent sinusitis]. Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban. 2006;31:208-11 pubmed
    ..To investigate the causes of revision endoscopic sinus surgery (RESS), and to evaluate the clinical effect and experience of RESS in the patients with recurrent sinusitis...
  83. Koulechov K, Strauss G, Dietz A, Strauss M, Hofer M, Lueth T. FESS control: realization and evaluation of navigated control for functional endoscopic sinus surgery. Comput Aided Surg. 2006;11:147-59 pubmed
    ..Experimental evaluation shows that the system allows convenient and intuitive safe removal of inflamed tissue while protecting sensitive structures. The clinical applicability was proven in a clinical trial with 10 patients...
  84. Nakanishi W, Fujishiro Y, Nishimura S, Fukaya T. Clinical significance of (1-->3)-beta-d-glucan in a patient with invasive sino-orbital aspergillosis. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2009;36:224-7 pubmed publisher
    ..However, no data have demonstrated the behavior of BG in sino-orbital IA. We encountered a case of sino-orbital IA and demonstrated changes in the BG level, radiological images, and pathological features...
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