sphenoid sinus

Summary

Summary: One of the paired paranasal sinuses, located in the body of the sphenoid bone and communicating with the highest meatus of the nasal cavity on the same side.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Meningioma of the paranasal sinus: a case report
    Kazuyuki Kainuma
    Department of Otolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Asahi 3 1 1, Matsumoto 390 8621, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 34:397-400. 2007
  2. ncbi Endoscopic removal of an unusual foreign body in the sphenoid sinus: an oral implant
    Giovanni Felisati
    Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry, Unit of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Milan, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Clin Oral Implants Res 18:776-80. 2007
  3. ncbi Postpartum granulomatous hypophysitis with sphenoid sinus involvement: a case study
    Charalambos Demetri
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Baystate Medical Center, Western Campus Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Endocr Pract 16:264-9. 2010
  4. ncbi Sphenoid sinus mucocele causing third nerve paralysis: CT and MR findings
    H Akan
    Ondokuz Mayis University, Medical School, Radiology Department, Samsun, Turkey
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 33:342-4. 2004
  5. ncbi Sphenoid sinus mucocele: 10 cases and literature review
    S R Soon
    Department of Otolaryngology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    J Laryngol Otol 124:44-7. 2010
  6. ncbi Risky anatomic variations of sphenoid sinus for surgery
    Birsen Unal
    Department of Radiology, University of Kirikkale, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Surg Radiol Anat 28:195-201. 2006
  7. ncbi Endoscopic management of spontaneous meningoencephalocele of the lateral sphenoid sinus
    Abtin Tabaee
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg 112:1070-7. 2010
  8. ncbi An aberrant ACTH-producing ectopic pituitary adenoma in the sphenoid sinus
    Jiro Suzuki
    Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama, Japan
    Endocr J 51:97-103. 2004
  9. ncbi Optic neuritis is nothing to sneeze at
    Michael S Vaphiades
    Departments of Ophthalmology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Surv Ophthalmol 52:106-10. 2007
  10. ncbi [Melanoma of sphenoid sinus. Case presentation and review of literature]
    V Pino Rivero
    Facultativo Especialista del Area de Otorrinolaringología, Complejo Hospitalario Infanta Cristina, Badajoz
    Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 55:45-8. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Nanostenting Hydrogels for Sinus Surgery
    RICHARD ORLANDI; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Trigeminal Neuralgia Association 5th National Conference
    Albert Rhoton; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. Cytokines on Olfactory Receptor Neuron Function
    Andrew Lane; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. Optical imaging of epilepsy in rat and human neocortex
    THEODORE SCHWARTZ; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications239 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Meningioma of the paranasal sinus: a case report
    Kazuyuki Kainuma
    Department of Otolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Asahi 3 1 1, Matsumoto 390 8621, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 34:397-400. 2007
    ..This is the first report of the use of such a system with endoscopic surgery for this condition. We discuss the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of this case as well as present a review of the literature...
  2. ncbi Endoscopic removal of an unusual foreign body in the sphenoid sinus: an oral implant
    Giovanni Felisati
    Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry, Unit of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Milan, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Clin Oral Implants Res 18:776-80. 2007
    Migration of oral implants displaced in the maxillary sinus toward the sphenoid sinus is an extremely rare event...
  3. ncbi Postpartum granulomatous hypophysitis with sphenoid sinus involvement: a case study
    Charalambos Demetri
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Baystate Medical Center, Western Campus Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Endocr Pract 16:264-9. 2010
    To report an unusual case of granulomatous hypophysitis with sphenoid sinus involvement in a woman presenting with headaches and visual field deficits approximately 2 weeks after a normal delivery.
  4. ncbi Sphenoid sinus mucocele causing third nerve paralysis: CT and MR findings
    H Akan
    Ondokuz Mayis University, Medical School, Radiology Department, Samsun, Turkey
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 33:342-4. 2004
    ..of the paranasal sinuses revealed an expansile, homogeneous lesion with no contrast enhancement in the sphenoid sinus. The mass was hyperintense on all MR sequences and there was extension of the mass to the left cavernous sinus ..
  5. ncbi Sphenoid sinus mucocele: 10 cases and literature review
    S R Soon
    Department of Otolaryngology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    J Laryngol Otol 124:44-7. 2010
    b>Sphenoid sinus mucoceles represent only 1-2 per cent of all paranasal sinus mucoceles. Patients may present with a myriad of symptoms...
  6. ncbi Risky anatomic variations of sphenoid sinus for surgery
    Birsen Unal
    Department of Radiology, University of Kirikkale, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Surg Radiol Anat 28:195-201. 2006
    We searched for the surgically risky anatomic variations of sphenoid sinus and aimed to compare axial and coronal tomography in detection of these variations...
  7. ncbi Endoscopic management of spontaneous meningoencephalocele of the lateral sphenoid sinus
    Abtin Tabaee
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg 112:1070-7. 2010
    Spontaneous meningoencephaloceles of the lateral sphenoid sinus are rare lesions that are hypothesized to result from persistence of the lateral craniopharyngeal canal...
  8. ncbi An aberrant ACTH-producing ectopic pituitary adenoma in the sphenoid sinus
    Jiro Suzuki
    Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama, Japan
    Endocr J 51:97-103. 2004
    ..Although EAPA is clinically rare in parasellar disorders, the presence of ectopic pituitary adenoma should be considered in such cases showing ACTH hypersecretion without typical Cushingoid features...
  9. ncbi Optic neuritis is nothing to sneeze at
    Michael S Vaphiades
    Departments of Ophthalmology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Surv Ophthalmol 52:106-10. 2007
    ..Cranial magnetic resonance imaging revealed a sphenoid sinus mucocele with extension into the anterior clinoid process abutting the left optic nerve...
  10. ncbi [Melanoma of sphenoid sinus. Case presentation and review of literature]
    V Pino Rivero
    Facultativo Especialista del Area de Otorrinolaringología, Complejo Hospitalario Infanta Cristina, Badajoz
    Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 55:45-8. 2004
    ..We have carried to a bibliographic review of this pathology whose differential diagnosis must be done with epidermoid carcinomas, adenocarcinomas and lymphomas on that location...
  11. ncbi Ocular presentation of sphenoid mucocele
    N Prepageran
    Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Orbit 23:45-7. 2004
    ..It can present initially to the ophthalmologist with ocular complaints. In the present paper, the authors present two cases of sphenoid mucocele, one with an isolated third and one with an isolated sixth cranial nerve palsy...
  12. pmc Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the sphenoid sinus presenting as isolated oculomotor nerve palsy
    Young Mok Park
    Department of Neurosurgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    World J Surg Oncol 5:86. 2007
    Solitary involvement of the sphenoid sinus has rarely been reported in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Isolated oculomotor nerve palsy is uncommon as an initial presentation of malignant tumors of the sphenoid sinus.
  13. ncbi Epidermoid cyst of the sphenoid sinus with extension into the sella turcica presenting as pituitary apoplexy: case report
    Sepehr Sani
    Department of Neurosurgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Surg Neurol 63:394-7; discussion 397. 2005
    ..We report here a rare case of an epidermoid arising from the sphenoid sinus with extension into the sella and adjacent structures with acute onset of neurological deficit...
  14. ncbi Isolated sphenoid sinus adenocarcinoma: a case report
    Ozcan Cakmak
    Baskent University Hospital, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Bahcelievler, 06490 Ankara, Turkey
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 259:266-8. 2002
    While solitary sphenoid sinus disease is uncommon, primary isolated sphenoid sinus carcinoma is extremely rare. We describe a case of isolated sphenoid sinus adenocarcinoma in a 68-year-old man...
  15. pmc Ectopic sphenoid sinus pituitary adenoma (ESSPA) with normal anterior pituitary gland: a clinicopathologic and immunophenotypic study of 32 cases with a comprehensive review of the english literature
    Lester D R Thompson
    Woodland Hills Medical Center, Department of Pathology, Southern California Kaiser Permanente Group, 5601 De Soto Avenue, Woodland Hills, CA 91365, USA
    Head Neck Pathol 6:75-100. 2012
    Ectopic sphenoid sinus pituitary adenoma (ESSPA) may arise from a remnant of Rathke's pouch...
  16. pmc Sphenoid sinus basaloid squamous cell carcinoma presenting as a sellar mass: report a case with review of the literature
    Xin Gu
    Department of Pathology, Louisiana State University Health Science Center Shreveport, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Head Neck Pathol 5:81-5. 2011
    ..In this report, we present a case of a female patient with a sphenoid sinus mass. Clinically, the patient had progressively decreasing vision and headache...
  17. ncbi Sphenoid sinus mucocele presenting as a third cranial nerve palsy
    Michael S Vaphiades
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neuroophthalmol 25:293-4. 2005
    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.
  18. ncbi Analysis of pneumatization and neurovascular structures of the sphenoid sinus using cone-beam tomography (CBT)
    Christian Güldner
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, UKGM, Marburg, Germany
    Acta Radiol 53:214-9. 2012
    The sphenoid sinus is a frequent target of paranasal sinus surgery. Because of the high risk of injuring the surrounding structures (e.g. internal carotid artery, optical nerve) a preoperative imaging is absolutely necessary.
  19. ncbi A neuroendocrine tumour of the sphenoid sinus and nasopharynx: a case report
    V Vandist
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Antwerp University Hospital, Edegem, Belgium
    B-ENT 6:147-51. 2010
    It is rare for neuroendocrine tumours to originate in the sphenoid sinus and the nasopharynx. Neuroendocrine tumours can be classified into typical carcinoids, atypical carcinoids and small cell neuroendocrine carcinomas...
  20. ncbi Contemporary surgical treatment of epistaxis. What is the evidence for sphenopalatine artery ligation?
    S Kumar
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Southwick Hill Road, Cosham, Portsmouth, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 28:360-3. 2003
    ..If this is the case, then endoscopic sphenopalatine artery ligation may indeed be the surgical answer to intractable posterior epistaxis...
  21. ncbi Primary malignant tumors of the sphenoidal sinus
    F DeMonte
    Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Neurosurgery 46:1084-91; discussion 1091-2. 2000
    ..Primary involvement of the sphenoidal sinus has been reported to occur in only 1 to 2% of all paranasal sinus tumors. Tumors at this site commonly present with cranial neuropathies and require multidisciplinary treatment...
  22. ncbi Sphenoid sinus mucocoele presenting with optic neuropathy and abducens palsy: a late complication of radiotherapy to the head and neck
    J Y S Lin
    Eye (Lond) 19:697-9. 2005
  23. doi FDG PET imaging of myxofibrosarcoma on the sphenoid sinus
    Keisuke Enomoto
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Higashinari ku, Osaka, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 33:421-2. 2008
  24. ncbi Inverting papilloma of the sphenoid sinus: report of two cases
    S Nishio
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Clin Neurosci 8:168-70. 2001
    Two patients with sphenoid sinus inverting papilloma who were treated either by transcranial or sublabial trans-septal approach are reported. Inverting papillomas arising from the sphenoid sinus are exceedingly rare...
  25. ncbi Diagnosis and treatment of isolated sphenoid sinus disease: a review of 109 cases
    Jan Alessandro Socher
    Instituto Felippu de Otorrinolaringologia, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Acta Otolaryngol 128:1004-10. 2008
    Endoscopic transethmoidal sphenoidotomy performed mainly in the early stages of the pathology and by expert hands is [WX1]very effective in treating isolated sphenoid sinus disease.
  26. ncbi Surgical nuances for the endoscopic endonasal transpterygoid approach to lateral sphenoid sinus encephaloceles
    Richard F Schmidt
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey 07101, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 32:E5. 2012
    ..this report, the authors review the endoscopic endonasal transpterygoid approach to the lateral recess of the sphenoid sinus for repair of temporal lobe encephaloceles, including an overview of the surgical anatomy from an endoscopic ..
  27. ncbi [The endoscopic approach to isolated sphenoid sinus disease]
    T Hadar
    Nose and Sinus Institute, Department of Otolaryngology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Harefuah 141:670-2, 764. 2002
    We reviewed the records of 38 patients aged 16 to 76 years with isolated sphenoid sinus disease who were treated by intranasal endoscopic sphenoidotomy at our hospital during the period 1992-1997...
  28. ncbi Endoscopic resection of isolated inverted papilloma of the sphenoid sinus
    Kevin K Wong
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
    J Otolaryngol 33:125-8. 2004
  29. ncbi Isolated inverting papilloma of the sphenoid sinus
    Jivianne T Lee
    Division of Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, 90095 1624, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:41-4. 2003
    Primary inverting papilloma of the sphenoid sinus is rare...
  30. ncbi Anterior clinoid mucocele coexisting with sphenoid sinus mucocele
    Soon Ho Kwon
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Auris Nasus Larynx 36:598-600. 2009
    ..Interestingly, the anterior clinoid mucocele coexisted with a sphenoid sinus mucocele...
  31. ncbi Inverted papilloma of the sphenoid sinus
    J R Alba
    ENT Department, Valencia University General Hospital and Medical School, Valencia, Spain
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 56:399-402. 2002
    ..order of frequency being the lateral wall of the nasal fossa, ethmoid sinus, and maxillary sinus; the sphenoid sinus is only rarely affected...
  32. ncbi Endoscopic treatment of the isolated sphenoid sinus lesions
    Paolo Castelnuovo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology of the IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 262:142-7. 2005
    Presenting symptoms of the isolated sphenoid sinus lesion are often vague and non-specific. Diagnostic nasal endoscopy procedures and imaging techniques are of great value for an early and precise diagnosis...
  33. doi A novel approach allowing binostril work to the sphenoid sinus
    Aldo Cassol Stamm
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:531-2. 2008
  34. ncbi Fungal granuloma of the sphenoid sinus and clivus in a patient presenting with cranial nerve III paresis: case report rand review of the literature
    Manfred Petrick
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Neurosurgery 52:955-8; discussion 958-9. 2003
    Isolated fungal granulomas originating within the sphenoid sinus are extremely rare in immunocompetent patients. In their symptoms and morphological appearance, these lesions may be mistaken for pituitary tumors...
  35. ncbi Endoscopic anatomy of sphenoid sinus for pituitary surgery
    A Unlu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Anat 21:627-32. 2008
    ..This facilitated exact evaluation for variations, which could result in more effective and safe surgery. However, these variations again emphasize the necessity of preoperative radiological evaluation in each case...
  36. ncbi Inverted papilloma of the sphenoid sinus presenting with auditory symptoms: a report of two cases
    Marc D Eisen
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia 19104, U S A
    Laryngoscope 112:1197-200. 2002
    The report aims to inform the reader of cases of inverted papilloma involving the sphenoid sinus presenting with auditory symptoms.
  37. ncbi Infectious and neoplastic diseases of the sphenoid sinus--a report of 10 cases
    Zan Mra
    Departments of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, NY, USA
    Rhinology 40:34-40. 2002
    ..When evaluating hospitalized patients with sphenoid sinus disease, a thorough history and a bedside nasal endoscopy should be performed...
  38. ncbi Intraosseous lipoma presenting as a sphenoid sinus mass
    M Dogan
    Department of Radiology, Inonu University School of Medicine, Malatya, Turkey
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 15:1339-42. 2011
    ..We present a case of lipoma in the body of the sphenoid bone mimicking sphenoid sinus tumor...
  39. pmc Metastasis of occult prostatic carcinoma to the sphenoid sinus: report of a rare case and a review of the literature
    Fredrik Petersson
    Department of Pathology, National University Health System, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore, 119074, Singapore
    Head Neck Pathol 6:258-63. 2012
    We present a case (55-year-old) with a metastasis to the sphenoid sinus from an occult prostatic adenocarcinoma as the first evidence of disease...
  40. ncbi Virtual reality surgical anatomy of the sphenoid sinus and adjacent structures by the transnasal approach
    Shou Sen Wang
    Department of Neurosurgery, Fuzhou General Hospital, 156 Xihuanbei Road, Fuzhou 350025, China
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 40:494-9. 2012
    To examine the three-dimensional virtual anatomical features of the sphenoid sinus and adjacent structures during virtual surgery and explore their relevance to actual transsphenoidal surgery.
  41. pmc The neurosurgical anatomy of the sphenoid sinus and sellar floor in endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    J Neurosurg 114:1319-30. 2011
    A considerable degree of variability exists in the anatomy of the sphenoid sinus, sella turcica, and surrounding skull base structures...
  42. ncbi Sphenoid sinus mucocele presenting with unilateral visual loss: a case report
    O Bahadir
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, School of Medicine, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
    B-ENT 7:65-8. 2011
    Mucoceles of the sphenoid sinus are rare and may remain undiagnosed until symptoms arise due to the compression of surrounding structures...
  43. ncbi [Sphenoid sinus mucocele of unusual aetiology and location]
    C A Righini
    CHU de Grenoble, Service ORL et de Chirurgie Cervico Faciale, France
    Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord) 127:165-70. 2006
    ..Mucoceles of the sphenoid sinnus are rare. 140 cases have been reported in the literature...
  44. ncbi Surgical anatomy of the natural ostium of the sphenoid sinus
    H U Kim
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Laryngoscope 111:1599-602. 2001
    ..to measure the distance and the angle between the anterior part of nasal cavity and the natural ostium of the sphenoid sinus. The anatomical location of the natural ostium according to the direction of surgeon's operating view toward ..
  45. ncbi Role of magnetic resonance imaging in evaluating sphenoid sinus and internal carotid artery
    H G Hatipoglu
    Department of Radiology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Turkey
    J Laryngol Otol 123:1331-7. 2009
    This study aimed to determine whether magnetic resonance imaging has a role in the evaluation of the sphenoid sinus and internal carotid artery...
  46. ncbi Primary sphenoid sinus esthesioneuroblastoma
    Luc Morris
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 25:350-3. 2004
    ..We report a rare case of a primary sphenoid sinus esthesioneuroblastoma and discuss the pathogenesis, clinical presentation, and treatment of this rare entity.
  47. ncbi Acromegaly due to an ectopic pituitary adenoma in the sphenoid sinus
    J A Gondim
    Neurosurgical Department, Hospital Geral de Fortaleza, CE, Brazil
    Acta Radiol 45:689-91. 2004
    An ectopic pituitary adenoma, exclusively involving the sphenoid sinus, associated with a normal size pituitary gland and an empty sella is a rare clinical entity. Only four cases have been found in the literature...
  48. pmc Sphenoid sinus ectopic pituitary adenomas: CT and MRI findings
    B T Yang
    Department of Radiology, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
    Br J Radiol 83:218-24. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the CT and MRI features of sphenoid sinus EPAs...
  49. ncbi Bilateral consecutive blindness due to sphenoid sinus mucocele with unilateral partial recovery
    Jaime Levy
    Department of Ophthalmology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Can J Ophthalmol 40:506-8. 2005
    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.
  50. ncbi Prolonged visual disturbance secondary to isolated sphenoid sinus disease
    Li Ang Lee
    Department of Otolaryngology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Laryngoscope 114:986-90. 2004
    The objective was to evaluate the efficacy of endoscopic sinus surgery in patients with isolated sphenoid sinus disease with visual disturbances of more than 72 hours' duration.
  51. ncbi Metallic foreign body in the sphenoid sinus after ballistic injury: a case report
    A Akhaddar
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mohammed V Military Hospital, Rabat, Morocco
    J Neuroradiol 35:125-8. 2008
    ..Among them, penetrating maxillofacial injuries to the sphenoid sinus and skull base remain rare...
  52. ncbi Invasive fungal sinusitis of isolated sphenoid sinus in immunocompetent subjects
    Hemant Chopra
    Department of ENT, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
    Mycoses 49:30-6. 2006
    ..Isolated involvement of any paranasal sinus, particularly sphenoid sinus is rare...
  53. ncbi The maxillary recess of the sphenoid sinus
    Iulia Camelia Ciobanu
    Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara, Romania
    Rom J Morphol Embryol 50:487-9. 2009
    The most studied recess of the sphenoid sinus seems to be the lateral one, which is highly variable. Less attention seems to be paid to the maxillary recess, extending anterior, inferior and lateral towards the maxillary sinus...
  54. ncbi Proton radiation therapy for primary sphenoid sinus malignancies: treatment outcome and prognostic factors
    Minh Tam Truong
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Head Neck 31:1297-308. 2009
    The purpose of this study was to determine treatment outcome and prognostic factors in patients with locally advanced primary sphenoid sinus malignancy treated with proton radiation therapy.
  55. ncbi A retrospective analysis of spontaneous sphenoid sinus fistula: MR and CT findings
    P G Shetty
    Department of Imaging, P D Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 21:337-42. 2000
    The sphenoid sinus is rarely implicated as a site of spontaneous CSF fistula. We undertook this study to evaluate the potential etiopathogenesis of spontaneous CSF fistula involving the sphenoid sinus and to review the imaging findings.
  56. ncbi Spontaneous CSF-leaks and meningoencephaloceles in sphenoid sinus by persisting Sternberg's canal
    Peter Valentin Tomazic
    Division of General ORL, Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Rhinology 47:369-74. 2009
    ..A congenital bony defect in the lateral wall of sphenoid sinus called Sternberg's canal could be the origin of these lesions...
  57. ncbi Isolated esthesioneuroblastoma of sphenoid sinus
    Suresh C Sharma
    Departments of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Pathology, and Radiotherapy, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Am J Otolaryngol 23:287-9. 2002
    ..In this report, we present an interesting case of isolated sphenoid sinus esthesioneuroblastoma, which is the first case to be reported in the literature, and discuss the pathology, ..
  58. ncbi Extensions of the sphenoid sinus: a new classification
    Jian Wang
    Department of Neurosurgery University of Florida Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:797-816. 2010
    ..been extended in recent years from tumors of the sellar region to lesions involving other areas bordering the sphenoid sinus including the cavernous sinus, Meckel's cave, middle cranial fossa, planum sphenoidal, suprasellar region, and ..
  59. ncbi Acromegaly in a patient with normal pituitary gland and somatotropic adenoma located in the sphenoid sinus
    Maria Kurowska
    Department of Endocrinology, Medical University, Lublin, Poland
    Endokrynol Pol 59:348-51. 2008
    ..Even rarer are ectopic pituitary adenomas located in the sphenoid sinus or nasopharynx that originate from pituitary remnants in the craniopharyngeal duct...
  60. ncbi Endoscopic treatment of encephaloceles of the lateral wall of the sphenoid sinus
    E Pasquini
    ENT Department, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 47:209-13. 2004
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  61. ncbi Growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma confined to the sphenoid sinus associated with a normal-sized empty sella
    Emiko Hori
    Department of Neurosurgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Japan
    J Clin Neurosci 9:196-9. 2002
    We present a case of growth hormone (GH)-secreting ectopic pituitary adenoma confined to the sphenoid sinus associated with a normal-sized empty sella. It has been well known that acromegaly is sometimes associated with an empty sella...
  62. ncbi Huge sphenoid sinus olfactory neuroblastoma: a case report
    Leong Perng Chan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Kaohsiung J Med Sci 25:87-92. 2009
    ..However, the origin and isolation of olfactory neuroblastomas to the sphenoid sinus is exceedingly rare...
  63. ncbi Endoscopic repair of cerebrospinal fluid leaks in the lateral sphenoid sinus recess
    Boaz Forer
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    J Neurosurg 112:444-8. 2010
    ..The authors present their experience with repairs of 10 CSF leaks that were confined to the lateral sphenoid recess and were treated at the Singapore General Hospital...
  64. ncbi Evaluation and surgical management of isolated sphenoid sinus disease
    Timothy J Martin
    Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:1413-9. 2002
    To evaluate the pathologic conditions, preoperative evaluation, treatment, and clinical outcomes associated with sphenoid sinus disease.
  65. ncbi Sphenoid sinus chondromyxoid fibroma mimicking a mucocele
    Stephen E Vernon
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 27:406-8. 2006
    We report the case of a 44-year-old man who presented with a chondromyxoid fibroma (CMF) of the sphenoid sinus, which filled the sinus and clinically and radiologically resembled a mucocele...
  66. ncbi Sphenoid sinus paraganglioma: first reported case
    Benjamin D Liess
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri 65212, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 28:347-9. 2007
    ..Rarely, this benign tumor may occur in the nose and paranasal sinus. We report a case of paraganglioma involving the sphenoid sinus, discuss histologic characteristics, and review this tumor.
  67. ncbi Pituitary apoplexy in the magnetic resonance imaging era: clinical significance of sphenoid sinus mucosal thickening
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 104:892-8. 2006
    The authors report their experience with pituitary apoplexy and evaluate the clinical significance of sphenoid sinus mucosal thickening found on magnetic resonance (MR) imaging.
  68. ncbi Endoscopic transnasal management of cerebrospinal fluid leaks of the sphenoid sinus
    Luca Muscatello
    Unit of Otorhinolaryngology Head Prof S Sellari Franceschini, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 38:396-402. 2010
    The authors reviewed the medical records of patients who had undergone endoscopic management of sphenoid sinus (SS) cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks in our department between 2005 and 2007...
  69. ncbi Sphenoid encephaloceles: disease management and identification of lesions within the lateral recess of the sphenoid sinus
    Stephen Y Lai
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, USA
    Laryngoscope 112:1800-5. 2002
    ..Encephaloceles can also result from temporal lobe herniation through a middle fossa defect into the sphenoid sinus. Within the sphenoid, encephaloceles are thought to occur most commonly in the central or midline aspect of ..
  70. ncbi Sphenoid sinus: an anatomic and endoscopic study in Asian cadavers
    H K K Tan
    Department of Otolaryngology, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    Clin Anat 20:745-50. 2007
    ..and endoscopic study of 48 cadaveric heads (96 sphenoid sinuses) was undertaken to describe the anatomy of the sphenoid sinus in Asians. Sellar type of sphenoid sinus is the most common, present in 53 out of 96 sides (55%)...
  71. ncbi Petrous apex aspergillosis as a long-term complication of cholesterol granuloma
    Jean Anderson Eloy
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:1199-201. 2007
    ..Because of the potential lethal nature of this condition, aggressive surgical therapy should be considered early in this illness and may provide the best chance for survival...
  72. ncbi Coil migration after endovascular coil occlusion of internal carotid artery pseudoaneurysms within the sphenoid sinus
    T Struffert
    Department of Neuroradiology, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 52:89-92. 2009
    We report two cases of coil migration after endovascular treatment of pseudoaneurysm of the internal carotid artery within the sphenoid sinus with coils and noncovered stents.
  73. ncbi An unusual presentation of a cholesterol granuloma in a pneumatized pterygoid process of the sphenoid sinus
    David A Weiland
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:153-4. 2007
  74. ncbi Brown tumor of the sphenoid sinus in a patient with secondary hyperparathyroidism: CT and MR imaging findings
    Tohru Takeshita
    Department of Radiology, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Ichihara Hospital, 3426 3 Anesaki, Ichihara, Chiba 299 0111, Japan
    Radiat Med 22:265-8. 2004
    We present a case of brown tumor of the sphenoid sinus in a patient with secondary hyperparathyroidism. CT showed an expansile soft-tissue attenuation mass centered in the sphenoid sinus...
  75. ncbi Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach to the sella: towards functional endoscopic pituitary surgery (FEPS)
    P Cappabianca
    Department of Neurosurgery Federico II University School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 41:66-73. 1998
    ....
  76. ncbi [A rare case of isolated aspergilloma of the sphenoid sinus]
    F Avanzini
    Divisione di ORL, Ospedale Serbelloni, Gorgonzola MI
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 11:483-9. 1991
    The authors report an interesting case of an isolated pathology of the sphenoid sinus (more precisely, in this case a mycotic infection of this paranasal sinus), up to a few years ago an extremely rare disease and still today an ..
  77. ncbi Surgical complications associated with the endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach for pituitary adenomas
    Paolo Cappabianca
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    J Neurosurg 97:293-8. 2002
    ....
  78. ncbi Surgical anatomy of the sphenoid sinus on the CT using multiplanar reconstruction technique
    Kaori Enatsu
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:182-6. 2008
    To clarify the three-dimensional anatomical features of the sphenoid sinus and its surrounding structures as are relevant to performing an endoscopic sphenoidotomy.
  79. ncbi [Sphenoid sinus lymphoma. Case report and review of the literature]
    P Metellus
    Service de Neurochirurgie, Hopital de la Timone, Marseille
    Neurochirurgie 48:522-6. 2002
    ..Neuroradiological investigation showed a sphenoid sinus mass involving the sella and the clivus...
  80. ncbi Endoscopic approach to lesions of the sphenoid sinus, orbital apex, and clivus
    Todd T Kingdom
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 24:317-22. 2003
    ..In this report, we review our experience approaching lesions of the sphenoid sinus, orbital apex, and clivus via a transnasal endoscopic technique.
  81. ncbi [Anatomic variations of the sinuses; multiplanar CT-analysis in 641 patients]
    A Leunig
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Hals Nasen Ohrenheilkunde
    Laryngorhinootologie 87:482-9. 2008
    ..Axial and sagittal views are often not available, yet they can provide important additional information...
  82. ncbi Myxofibrosarcoma of the sphenoid sinus
    Paul K Y Lam
    Department of Surgery and Pathology, The University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hongkong
    J Laryngol Otol 116:464-6. 2002
    ..Close collaboration between surgeon, radiologist, histopathologist and clinical oncologist in makng accurate diagnosis and appropriate management of this rare tumour are emphasized...
  83. ncbi Isolated sphenoid sinus disease: etiology and management
    Aaron Friedman
    Section of Nasal and Sinus Disorders, Head and Neck Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:544-50. 2005
    To evaluate the diagnosis and management of isolated sphenoid sinus disease by using the current rhinologic standard of care.
  84. ncbi Endoscopic surgery for inverted papilloma originating from the sphenoid sinus and related clinical characteristics
    Hyung Ju Cho
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Acta Otolaryngol 128:1120-5. 2008
    ..Because the lateral wall and floor of the sphenoid sinus are the most common origin and recurrence sites, the anterior wall of the sphenoid sinus should be opened as ..
  85. ncbi Endoscopic ligation of the sphenopalatine artery and the maxillary artery for the treatment of intractable posterior epistaxis
    Satoshi Seno
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Shiga, Japan
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 23:197-9. 2009
    ..This investigation evaluates the effectiveness and complications of endoscopic ligation of the sphenopalatine or maxillary artery for the treatment of intractable posterior epistaxis...
  86. ncbi Quantitative computer-aided computed tomography analysis of sphenoid sinus anatomical relationships
    Martin J Citardi
    Head and Neck Institute, Section of Nasal and Sinus Disorders, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Rhinol 18:173-8. 2004
    ..a novel computer-generated anatomic symmetry plane as a framework for the quantitative description of sphenoid sinus anatomy...
  87. ncbi Primary aspergillosis of the sphenoid sinus with pituitary invasion - a rare differential diagnosis of sellar lesions
    T Pinzer
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Neurochirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 148:1085-90; discussion 1090. 2006
    ..Isolated aspergillosis of the sphenoid sinus or the clivus is a difficult diagnosis, since the often misleading clinical manifestations of this rare ..
  88. ncbi MRI appearances of the sphenoid sinus at the late follow-up of trans-sphenoidal surgery for pituitary macroadenoma
    S E J Connor
    Department of Neuroradiology, King s College Hospital, London, UK
    Australas Radiol 46:33-40. 2002
    We aimed to demonstrate the appearances of the sphenoid sinus on MRI performed later than 2 years post- transsphenoidal surgery (TSS)...
  89. ncbi Primary sphenoid sinus neoplasms: a report of four cases with common clinical presentation treated with transsphenoidal surgery and adjuvant therapies
    Felice Esposito
    Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90095 7182, USA
    J Neurooncol 76:299-306. 2006
    Primary neoplasms of the sphenoid sinus are a rare occurrence, accounting for approximately 1-2% of all paranasal sinus tumors. Here we report a series of four such patients.
  90. ncbi Sphenoid sinus symmetry and differences between sexes
    Bernardo Cunha Araujo Filho
    Department of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, School of Medicine, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rhinology 46:195-9. 2008
    To evaluate the anatomic variations of neurovascular structures adjacent to the sphenoid sinus and their agreement between right and left sides as well as differences between sexes.
  91. ncbi The endoscopic extended transsphenoidal approach for craniopharyngiomas
    Giorgio Frank
    Center of Surgery for Pituitary Tumours, Department of Neuroscience, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Neurosurgery 59:ONS75-83; discussion ONS75-83. 2006
    ..The authors present their experience with this technique in 10 patients with craniopharyngiomas...
  92. ncbi Isolated sphenoid sinus disease: an analysis of 122 cases
    Zheng min Wang
    Department of Otolaryngology, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital, Shanghai Medical University, People s Republic of China
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 111:323-7. 2002
    Isolated sphenoid sinus disease (ISSD) is a relatively uncommon disease...
  93. ncbi Transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenoma in elderly patients
    J M Sheehan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 150:571-4; discussion 574. 2008
    ..The current study was undertaken to evaluate the presentation and perioperative risk associated with transsphenoidal surgery in patients over the age of 70...
  94. ncbi Endoscopic endonasal approaches for repair of cerebrospinal fluid leaks: nine-year experience
    Davide Locatelli
    Department of Neurosurgery, Science Research and Cure Institute Policlinico S Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Neurosurgery 58:ONS-246-56; discussiom ONS-256-7. 2006
    ..To describe surgical endoscopic experience in the repair of cerebrospinal fluid leaks treated by transnasal approaches...
  95. ncbi Mucoceles of the sphenoidal sinus: a report of four cases and review of the literature
    Y Darouassi
    Departement of Oto Rhino Laryngology, Michallon Hospital, Grenoble, France
    B-ENT 1:181-5. 2005
    ..In light of these observations and a review of literature, the etiopathogenic characteristics, clinical aspects, and therapeutic indications of this localization are discussed...
  96. ncbi Extensive sphenoethmoid mucocele--an endoscopic management
    Kishore Chandra Prasad
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka State, India
    J Craniofac Surg 19:766-71. 2008
    ....
  97. ncbi Outcome of functional endonasal sinus surgery with and without CT-navigation
    Kurt P Tschopp
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Cantonal Hospital of Liestal, Liestal, Switzerland
    Rhinology 46:116-20. 2008
    ..Computer-assisted surgery (CAS) has found widespread use in functional endonasal sinus surgery (FESS) over the past few years. The present study investigates if CAS leads to a better outcome in FESS...
  98. ncbi [What is your diagnosis? Brown tumor of the right maxillary sinus]
    C Chammakhi-Jemli
    Service de Radiologie, Service d OrL Hôpital Habib Thameur, Tunis, Tunisie, France
    J Radiol 87:977-9. 2006
  99. ncbi The endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach to the suprasellar cistern
    Theodore H Schwartz
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Clin Neurosurg 54:226-35. 2007
  100. ncbi Endoscopic transsphenoidal treatment of hormonally active pituitary adenomas
    Adam Rudnik
    Department of Neurosurgery, Silesian Medical University in Katowice, ul Medykow 14, 40 752 Katowice, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 28:438-44. 2007
    ..The paper presents endoscopic surgical technique used in the treatment of hormonally active pituitary adenomas and assessment of the method in terms of its effectiveness and safety...
  101. ncbi [Endoscopic surgical treatment of patients with isolated sphenoid sinus disease]
    Pawel Strek
    Katedra i Klinika Otolaryngologii Collegium Medicum UJ w Krakowie
    Otolaryngol Pol 61:254-9. 2007
    Cases of isolated lesions of the sphenoid sinus are rare. For descriptive purposes, clinicians divide them into inflammatory and non-inflammatory with prevalence of the former...

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