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maxillary sinus

maxillary sinus

maxillary sinus

maxillary sinus n.

maxillary sinus n.

maxillary sinus n.

An unusual case of maxillary sinus trauma

Invasive maxillary sinus mass in a renal transplant patient

Stage IV sporadic Burkitt's leukaemia with osteolysis in the maxillary sinuses

Primary orbital Ewing's sarcoma presenting with local recurrence to maxillary sinus shortly after tumor resection

Influence of Postsurgical Residual Tumor Volume on Local Control in Radiotherapy for Maxillary Sinus Cancer

Preoperative Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Maxillary Sinus

The importance of the maxillary sinuses in facial development: a case report

Rhinovirus RNA in the Maxillary Sinus Epithelium of Adult Patients with Acute Sinusitis

Rigid Nasal Endoscopy versus Sinus Puncture and Aspiration for Microbiologic Documentation of Acute Bacterial Maxillary Sinusitis

Definitive Radiotherapy With or Without Chemotherapy for T3-4N0 Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Maxillary Sinus and Nasal Cavity

Preliminary results of proton beam therapy combined with weekly cisplatin intra-arterial infusion via a superficial temporal artery for treatment of maxillary sinus carcinoma

Dose-finding and efficacy confirmation trial of superselective intra-arterial infusion of cisplatin and concomitant radiotherapy for patients with locally advanced maxillary sinus cancer (JCOG1212, RADPLAT-MSC)

A multi-institutional dose-finding and efficacy confirmation trial of superselective intra-arterial infusion of cisplatin and concomitant radiotherapy for patients with locally advanced maxillary sinus cancer (JCOG1212, RADPLAT-MSC): Results of dose-finding phase

 

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The largest of the paranasal sinuses occupying the body of the maxilla; if large, it may extend into the zygomatic bone. On its roof it is separated from the orbital cavity by a thin orbital plate through which run the infra-orbital vessels and nerve. The sinus floor is closely related to the apices of the permanent molar teeth and is a potential hazard during tooth extraction, as a tooth may be inadvertently pushed into the sinus. The anterior wall of the sinus is bounded by the facial surface of the maxilla and the posterior wall is related to the pterygo-palatine fossa. The middle and anterior alveolar (dental) nerves run in canals in the lateral and anterior walls of the sinus. The opening into the sinus is high up on the nasal wall close to the roof and communicates with the middle meatus of the nasal cavity; this location makes the gravitational drainage of pus and fluids from the sinus difficult. The medial (nasal) wall of the sinus, composed mainly of cartilage, is bounded by the nasal surface of the body of the maxilla and by parts of the palatine, lacrimal, ethmoid, and inferior turbinate bones. The sinus is lined with ciliated mucoperiosteum.

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