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Maxillary Sinus Polyp
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
What is the treatment for maxillary sinus polyps and mucoperiosteal thickening of left ethmoid sinus? What specific symptoms are caused by this?
What's the difference between a maxillary sinus cysts (2.5 cm) and a possible (2.5cm) sinus polyp?
The difference is: A "maxillary cyst" likely refers to a maxillary retention cyst arising. Domeshape, from the floor of the maxillary sinus. Benign, asymptomatic, usually self limited, requiring not treatment. A "sinus polyp" is likely related to nasal polyps. Usually the "sinus polyp" is accompanied by other polyps of the nose or ethmoid sinuses. Nasal polyps include nasal congestion, sinusitis, decreased smell. ...Read more
Possible but rare: Polyps or cysts in the maxillary sinuses are very common. Unless they are obstructing the opening to the sinus, they are completely benign and nothing should be done, especially surgery. If it blocks the opening, a simple endoscopic surgery can remove the blockage and improve symptoms. ...Read more
What is a polyp in right maxillary sinus? What are the chances it is cancerous? Do the two look different
Common collection: Polyps in the maxillary sinus area are relatively common. These are often picked up on routine dental radiographs. The chances of these being cancerous is very low, however all polyps should be evaluated by an ear, nose and throat surgeon in your area. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See specialist: See an oral ; maxillofacial surgeon. Better able to differentiate these problems. Ent surgeon also a good choice. ...Read more
Had a polyp removed from right maxillary sinus. It has since regrown. Should I have it removed again? Last one interfered w/ drainage, got sinusitis.
Sinus: I would have it re evaluated by the same ENT surgeon. You can always get a second opinion. ...Read more
Feeling of something stuck in throat? Polyp in maxillary sinus and thickening of septum and turbinates? Could these things cause feelin in throat?
Mild polypoid mucosal thickening of the anterior right maxillary sinus wall, 0.8 cm found on head MRI, asymptomatic. Should I worry (unilateral polyp?
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