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Polyp In Right Maxillary Sinus
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 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 more
In my MRI brain screening, though it came normal, I noticed they've pointed as "Mucosal polyp at right maxillary sinus". What could happen by that?
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
What is the most essential treatment for me, diagnosedwith Polyp vs retention cyst, right maxillary sinus. What medical treatment I need?
Polyps: What are your symptoms? Not all Polyps or cysts need to be removed. Medicines will not remove polyps but can help with symptoms. ...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?
Mild polypoid mucosal thickening of the anterior right maxillary sinus wall, 0.8 cm found on head MRI, asymptomatic. Should I worry (unilateral polyp?
Agree: Common finding and if not cause of symptoms; tuck it away. All the best. ...Read more
Incidential finding on brain MRI: mild polypoid mucosal thickening of the anterior right maxillary sinus wall, 0.8 cm. No symptoms now, but I had often sinusitis in my early teens, no scans then. Does that mean unilateral polyp (cancer suspicious)?
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'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
See specialist: See an oral ; maxillofacial surgeon. Better able to differentiate these problems. Ent surgeon also a good choice. ...Read more
I'm having polyp in my left maxillary sinus and bilateral sphenoid sinus. Don't have any problem in nose or breathing but have continuous head heavyness?
Sinusitis: Sinusitis or inflammation of the sinuses can cause head heaviness. Sometimes the sphenoid sinus infection can be caused by allergies and difficult to threat. Infection can develop when there is blockage of the sinus passage ways. It is important to maintain a follow-up visit with an ears nose and throat physician or otolaryngologist to monitor your symptoms. ...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?
I have a mucous retention cyst or polyp in maxillary sinus. Is there any relation to my pituitary tumor or to the fact that I have always had a poor sense of smell?
Unrelated entities: A pituitary tumor plays no role in the development/formation of a mucous retention cyst, or a sinus polyp. These are quite common, an usually asymptomatic (unless they block the drainage from the sinus into the hiatus semilunaris or if they are occupying a large volume of the sinus) and I see them as an incidental finding on a weekly basis on radiographs of my patients. ...Read more
I recently had a CT scan done on my sinus and I have a 1.6 cm polyp or mucous retention cyst inferiorly in my left maxillary sinus what does it mean?
Mri showed a 3cm polyp in the floor of the left maxillary sinus and a 1cm lipoma in the left frontal sinus. I have eye problems. What does this mean?
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 more
Depends: Based on a CT scan that description usually means inflammation in the floor of the right maxillary sinus. If during a common viral cold this may be normal. If chronic it could mean mild chronic sinusitis. Depending on your anatomy sometimes this may be related to a dental infection or process. This may also be a completely incidental finding. ...Read more
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