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Mild mucosal sphenoid thickening

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinusitis: What it means is that you have sinus inflammation. It sounds as if you have had a cat scan. My personal feeling is that biaxin (clarithromycin) is n ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Chandler
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Don't worry: I presume these are findings from a ct scan. That is typical radiology terminology from a ct or MRI report, and ct scans visualize the sinuses very w ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Usually no: Mild mucosal thickening in the sinuses is commonly seen on MRI. It can be the result of allergies. Fluid in the sinuses is more concerning as it can i ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Maybe nothing: The fact that you have scattered mucosal thickening (not necessarily disease) in the sinuses does not necessarily equate to disease. Do you have yell ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Schieber
27 years experience Family Medicine
Sinus Infection: The sphenoid sinus is one of many sinuses in the face. Those findings generally go along with a (probably chronic) sinus infection. It's possible th ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Ginn
36 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Sinusitis: Yes, sinusitis can involve multiple sinuses. See your nearest ENT doctor to discuss this problem. I assume that you already have since you have had ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
MRI very sensitive: Just because you have something in the sinus, it does not mean it is the cause of your symptoms. Retention cysts are common. Does light or sound both ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
29 years experience Radiology
Sinus Disease??: It is possible these symptoms are due to acute or chronic sinus disease. However, other diseases can cause similar symptoms. Please see your health ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Headaches: I doubt if the sphenoid thickening is causing your headaches. Rather I would be more inclined to think that your status needs to be reevaluated. Your ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
No need: Such findings are seen frequently and have little relationship to symptoms.
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