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Dr. Bernstein Joel
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What is ethmoid sinus mucosal disease?

What is ethmoid sinus mucosal disease?

Between the eyes: The ethmoid sinuses are between the eyes and are commonly the result of viral and or bacterial infections starting in the nose. The answer to your question is the ethmoid sinuses are infected and the lining membrane is thickened. The only method to prove your diagnosis is with a cat scan of the sinuses. ...Read more

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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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What decongestant, nasal spray and antibiotic should I take for mild ethmoid sinus disease?

What decongestant, nasal spray and antibiotic should I take for mild ethmoid sinus disease?

Sinus disease: this is a complex question and it depends on the severity of your symptoms and if this is a chronic problem. Chronic sinusitis is best treated with saline nasal washes. you should see your doctor if this is an acute problem for proper treatment ...Read more

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What is mucoperiosteal thickening of ethmoid sinus?

Sinusitis: Thickening of the lining of the sinuses, the mucoperiostium, is CT scan finding indicating inflammation of the sinuses. The ethmoid sinuses are the sinuses between the eyes. ...Read more

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Mucoperiosteal thickening within the ethmoid sinus, what to do?

Meds, maybe surgery: This finding on CT is indicative of sinus inflammation. This may be controllable with medical therapy, including antibiotics, steroids, alllergy treatment. When this fails, sinus surgery may be the best option. ...Read more

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Woke w/sinus pain side of nose near eye and just below corner of eyebrow. Read about serious sinus infections in ethmoid sinus! how common? How quickly could this occur? Took Claritin d & saline.

Sinusitis : Ethmoid sinusitis is the second most common sinus to be infected. Maxillary sinusitis is the most common. It usually follows several days into a head cold or allergy flare up. ...Read more

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Ct results1mild mucosal thickening involving the ethmoid air cells and small mucous retention in the left maxillary sinus.2small concha bullosa bilaterally without ostiomeatal stenosis. Please explain?

Ct results1mild mucosal thickening involving the ethmoid air cells and small mucous retention in the left maxillary sinus.2small concha bullosa bilaterally without ostiomeatal stenosis. Please explain?

Sinus CT: Concha bullosa are common anatomic variants of bones in the nasal cavity. When they are large, they can obstruct the sinus drainage pathway and predispose to sinusitis. When small, usually of no concern. Small mucus retention cysts and mild mucosal thickening may be related to mild chronic sinusitis. However, these mild findings may not even cause noticeable symptoms. ...Read more

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