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What does this mean, results from my ct scan - the right maxillary sinus demonstrates mild frothy secretions dependently. the right maxillary sinus o?

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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 23 years experience
Nothing without Sx.: To discuss your CT scan findings, we need to know 1) your symptoms & 2) working diagnoses. The doctor who ordered the CT scan knows both. Use Prime if you want to discuss on HealthTap. Literally: the "maxillary sinus" is the air space beneath the cheekbone. "Frothy" refers to air bubbles in a fluid (mucus), seen in the lower (gravity-"dependent") portions of the sinus. Sinuses normally make mucus.
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