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Doctor insights on: Cyst In Sinus Cavity

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more


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Is operation necessary for treating cyst in the sinus cavity. Can I avoid operation? If not, which type I should prefer traditional or endoscopic?

Surgery not required: Most cyst in the sinus are called mucus retention cyst and are benign. They rarely cause a problem and can just be observed. However, it's best you have an ENT review a sinus ct scan with you to see if it could be causing any symptoms you may be having. ...Read more

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My child is 9 has severe headaches always in front when she had her MRI done they found a cyst in her sinus cavity what should be done. ?

My child is 9 has severe headaches always in front when she had her MRI done they found a cyst in her sinus cavity what should be done. ?

Cyst: I don't think that a cyst in the sinus cavity will cause severe headache unless there is an obstruction. You need to see neurologist help make the right diagnosis ...Read more

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I have a large mucous retention cyst in my sinus cavity. What is this, would it cause the headaches I've been having lately, and what's the treatment?

I have a large mucous retention cyst in my sinus cavity. What is this, would it cause the headaches I've been having lately, and what's the treatment?

We see them often: Causes of retention cysts are unknown; as much as we think allergy plays a role others appear to have no association. . Usually they aren't painful themselves; but they can enlarge, block passages and contribute to formation of sinus infections, similar to nasal polyps. Headaches? Maybe. Depends. Usually not. Options: oral steroids, surgery, allergy shots; some recommend do nothing. See ENT. ...Read more

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Cysts and polyps in sinus cavities, do I get surgery?

Cysts and polyps in sinus cavities, do I get surgery?

Depends: If they are large enough to give you symptoms of pain and pressure or tooth related pain or affect the ability of the sinuses to drain properly then it might be something to consider discussing your options with an ENT doc or oral/maxillofacial surgeon. If you decide to have them surgically removed be sure to request that the tissue is biopsied. ...Read more

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I have a cyst in my sphenoid sinus cavity that is 1.5 cm. it was found on a MRI. Should i have it removes or what options are there?

I have a cyst in my sphenoid sinus cavity that is 1.5 cm. it was found on a MRI. Should i have it removes or what options are there?

Usually: retention cysts are incidental findings requiring no further treatment. If you are not having any related symptoms, and if it clearly simply represents a cyst, probably no treatment is necessary, but talk to your doctor about it. ...Read more

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I have glaucoma in my left eye and a large maxillary sinus cyst in my left sinus cavity. Could the cyst have caused the glaucoma?

I have glaucoma in my left eye and a large maxillary sinus cyst in my left sinus cavity. Could the cyst have caused the glaucoma?

No: It is a coincidence that they are on the same side. The cyst is isolated within the sinus separated by a bony interface. Even if the cyst were contacting the eye, the pressures would equalize and the cyst would advertise itself by protruding the eye - a quite different problem. ...Read more

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Ct scan and was told that I have a cyst in the back of my sinus cavity connected to my brain will I need surg?

Cysts in the Sinuses: What you are describing is cyst in the sphenoid sinus. The most common sinus cyst is a mucus retention cyst. These are usually not concerning (benign) and dont require intervention unless they get big enough to obstruct an outflow tract. Your md will correlate the ct findings with your clinical findings (complaints) and let you know what you should do. ...Read more

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Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


Cavity (Definition)

Basically a cavity is a hole, or defect in the tooth structure. It is created by the demineralization and breakdown of tooth structure from the acid attack of ...Read more