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Opacification Of The Right Maxillary Sinus
Opacification: On a radiograph means that something that is normally lucent (dark on x-ray because it lacks density) has some level of radio-opaqueness. This opacification can be due to fluid & mucus from sinusitis, blood from surgery or injury, bone grafting from sinus lifts, to cysts & other masses - benign and malignant. That finding needs to be correlated with any current or recent symptoms, illnesses, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Early problem signs: A sinus on x-ray should appear black, . Opacification will appear white or grey. This could be fluid, polyps or inflammation of the the mucosal membrane. See your doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more
My 14 year old son has a 2.2 CM retention cyst in the right maxillary sinus. What are the symptoms and treatment?
Observe: Many people have retention cysts...They can cause some discomfort like allergies or sinus pressure..Or they can cause nothing. Treatment is often to have surgery to remove them...Or you can simply observe them as they are not infectious. Chinese medicine can help dissolve them...I suggest you talk to an ENT and a chinese medicine practitioner for more information. ...Read more
I have taken oral and IV Clindamycin and IV Azithromycin and still have group a strep with lymph nodes in the lumbar region of the left submandibular gland and a cyst in the right maxillary sinus. My white cell count has continued to elevate from 16.0 to
Can an oaf grow in size if left untreated? Possible complications if no intervention? Oaf located in right maxillary sinus.
Shouild not grow: An oaf is one of the potential complications from extraction of posterior maxillary teeth. If the oaf is small, it may resolve without any additional surgery. A large oaf that remains open will allow fluids to pass between the mouth and your sinus and may be a persistent problem with sinus infections. ...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
Lateral right maxillary sinus 8 mm ap x 6 mm transverse x 9 mm craniocaudad mucous retention cyst versus polyp.
What does that mean?
Depends: If it is asymptomatic and painless then nothing. A usual finding, especially in asthmatics. If there are symptoms, frequent sinusitis, or it is growing as noted on serial exams then removal is recommended with histological examination (biopsy). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've got a right maxillary sinus cyst and sinusitis having op soon but why do I get right side swollen face when I wake?
May be sinusitis: you may have a sinus infection. Ask your ENT doctor about it. ...Read more
See an ENT: I agree you should see an ENT doctor, but 2mm is awfully small for a sinus cyst, and might not even show up on a ct. Are you sure it's 2mm and not 2 centimeters? That would be more common. And, this may or may not be the cause of your eye pain. You may also need to see an ophthalmologist for an eye exam. At any rate, surgery to remove a sinus cyst can usually be done endoscopically through the nos. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello Dr, I had nosal dripping, my MRI shows "Right Maxillary sinus mucosal thickening" & "deviation of nasal septum to right"
what does this mean?
Sinusitis: You have thickening of the right maxillary sinus due to inflammation, likely infection in the sinus. Your nasal septum is the part that divides the two sides of your nose. When deviated it can cause excessive mucosal thickening and difficulty breathing, especially at night. I recommend you use Neil Med Sinus rinse as directed twice a day and consult an ENT specialist. ...Read more
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