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There is semi circumscribed t2 hyperintensity in the right maxillary sinus. Retention cyst, right maxillary sinus. Please translate?

Retention cysts in. The maxillary sinuses are not uncommon and usually do not cause symptoms. They are very thin walled, fluid filled sacs. Unless they obstruct the sinus ostia or are associated with other sinus disease they are usually left untreated. These are often serendipitous findings on head ct's or mri's performed for unrelated reasons. Read more...

What is mucosal edema of right maxillary sinus and mucous retention cyst?

Mucous membrane. Often this is from an allergic reaction. If the thickening is significant, one needs to consider an infection in the sinuses. Do note that pregnancy itself can cause nasal congestion (especially if you have never had nasal symptoms prior to your pregnancy). Read more...
Common finding. On CT of the sinuses,: means thickening of the mucosal lining of the sinus, and some small sac (cyst) with retained secretions may be present, has no effect unless it blocks the drainage of the sinus itself into the nasal cavity. Take care. Read more...