Category Archives: Odontogenic Diseases of the Maxillary Sinus

TREATMENT OF MAXilLARY SINUSITIS

RADIOGRAPHIC EXAMINATION OF MAXILLARY SINUS Radiographic examination of the. maxillary sinus may be . accomplished with a wide variety of exposures readily available in the dental office or radiology clinic.These  exposures include periapical, occlusal; and panoramic views, which will, in most instances, provide adequate information to either confirm or rule out pathologic conditions of the sinus. If additio

CLINICAL EXAMINATION OF MAXILLARY SINUS

CLINICAL EXAMINATION OF MAXILLARY SINUS Clinical examination of the patient with suspected maxillary sinus disease should include tapping of. the lateral walls of the sinus externally over. the prominence of the cheekbones and “palpation intraorally on the lateral surface of the maxilla between the canine fossa and the zygomatic buttress. The affected sinus may be markedly tender to gentle tapping or p

EMBRYOLOGY AND ANATOMY

EMBRYOLOGY AND ANATOMY The maxillary sinuses are air-containing spaces that occupy the maxillary bone bilaterally. They are the first of the paranasal sinuses (e.g., maxillary, ethmoid, frontal, sphe – noid) to develop embryonically and begin as a mucosal invagination that grows laterally from the middle meatus of the nasal cavity at approximately the seventieth day of gestation. At birth the sinus cav

Odontogenic Diseases of the Maxillary Sinus

Odontogenic Diseases of the Maxillary Sinus CHAPTER OUTLINE EMBRYOLOGY AND ANATOMY CUNICAL EXAMINATION OF MAXILLARY SINUS RADIOGRAPHIC EXAMINATION OF MAXILLARY SINUS , ODONTOGENIC INFECTIONS OF MAXILLARY SINUS TREATMENT OF MAXILLARY SINUSITIS COMPLICATIONS OF SURGERY INVOLVING MAXILLARY SINUS MUCOUS-RETENTION PHENOMENON OROANTRAL COMMUNICATIONS Immediate Treatment , Treatment of Long-Standing Communications