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mucosal thickening in sinuses

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Probably nothing: This is an incidental finding from your imaging study likely. It probably has nothing to do with your concussion. If, however, you are having sinus pr ... Read More
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Dr. Jefferson Chen
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Not related: The concussion specifically would affect the brain. Some of the potential findings include micro-hemorrhages and diffuse axonal injury. The mucosal th ... Read More

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A 3-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Usually infection: This suggests a new or chronic infection in the sinuses. The germs involved are similar to those that cause middle ear infections. Treatment with anti ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Grant Linnell
24 years experience Radiology
Treat the cause: The only reason to worry about mucosal thickening would be if you were having symptoms of sinus disease. There are many causes of mucosal thickening, ... Read More
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Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
21 years experience Radiology
ENT: This is definitely something that should be referred to an ENT surgeon for evaluation. Surgery may or may not be needed, but an ENT can better advise.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Chronic sinusitis: Suggest you consult an Otorhinolarygologist for evaluation. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Russell
15 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allergy testing: In allergic rhinitis, it would not be unusual to only have mild mucosal thickening on ct scan. That's good news... You don't have sinusitis or some o ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alan Lasnover
60 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
"Minimal": The above term more often than not implies an incidental finding. If you have no symptoms of sinus infection, such as sinus pain or nasal discharge, ... Read More
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 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Sinus irritation: causes the sinuses to be swollen. without an exam, I can only give general information
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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