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What is rare anterior ethmoid nerve syndrome?

What is rare anterior ethmoid nerve syndrome?

Headache Variant: Anterior ethmoid nerve syndromes is a series of symptoms resulting from irritation of the terminal branches of the anterior ethmoidal nerve. The referred pains arising from this nerve are chiefly of the sinus type but may also take the form of headache, sometimes of a migrainous character. ...Read more

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Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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Looking for a California ENT or neurosurgeon who is expert treating anterior ethmoid nerve syndrome (aka sluder's neuralgia, contact headache). ?

Looking for a California ENT or neurosurgeon who is expert treating anterior ethmoid nerve syndrome (aka sluder's neuralgia, contact headache).  ?

ENT consult Sluder's: I would do a pubmed search with Sluder's neuralgia and California and see if anyone has published on this from CA. Search Yahoo groups or web to see if there is a support group for Sluder's. You can search for ENT experts here I think also. ...Read more

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What is ethmoid air cells?

What is ethmoid air cells?

Part of sinuses: Check out http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/ethmoid_sinus for more info.

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How is an ethmoid mucocele removed surgically? Necessary to remove uncinate?

How is an ethmoid mucocele removed surgically? Necessary to remove uncinate?

Endoscopic surgery : An ethmoid mucocele means there is an air pocket or cell in your ethmoid sinus that is being expanded by mucus, progressively enlarging. It could cause pressure on the orbit, optic nerve , or skull base. To gain access to the ethmoid cavity in endoscopic sinus surgery requires removal of the uncinate, then draining of the mucocele. Instruments are used to grasp and remove diseased tissues. ...Read more

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Mucoperiosteal thickening within the ethmoid sinus, what to do?

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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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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I want to about naso orbits ethmoid all fracture ?

I want to about naso orbits ethmoid all fracture ?

Complex fracture: A nasoorbitoethmoid (noe) fracture is a complex fracture that can involve the medial orbit, tear duct, ethmoid sinus, nasal bone and sometimes the base if the skull. If the fracture is displaced it should be repaired by an experienced oculoplastic or ENT surgeon. Your eyes should be examined to ensure there was no damage to your eye, muscles or tear duct. ...Read more

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What diffuse disease of the ethmoid cells is agin noted without change probably related to the polyposis means?

What diffuse disease of the ethmoid cells is agin noted without change probably related to the polyposis means?

Chronic sinusitis: I assume this refers to the radiologist's interpretation of a ct scan of the sinuses. The ethmoid sinuses are located between the eyes and diffuse disease refers to thickening of tissue within the entire sinus. The thickened tissue generally represents chronic sinus infection although polyps can also cause this. The radiologist sees masses in the nose that look like polyps. ...Read more