U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
NJ
A 61-year-old male asked:

Hi doctors. i had an mri of the brain which noted complete opacification of left frontal sinus. my ent wants me to have a ct scan of the sinuses, no contrast--could you please tell me what the dr is concerned about and what the dr may be looking for?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Fraser Henderson
A US doctor answeredLearn more
The CT scan is necessary to carefully evaluate the bony anatomy, to rule out some forms of tumorAnd possibly to assess the best surgical approach. I would proceed with the CT scan as planned. It is probably a chronic fluid collection that needs to be appropriately drained.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Oct 14, 2021
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.