• Carotid
  • There is extension into the left greater than the right cavernous sinus with encasement and stenosis of the left internal carotid artery. (ajnr.org)
  • carotid sinus a dilatation of the proximal portion of the internal carotid or distal portion of the common carotid artery, containing in its wall pressoreceptors that are stimulated by changes in blood pressure. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Treatment options for carotid cavernous fistula? (healthtap.com)
  • The CT scan of 20 patients were reviewed regarding the dif-ferent anatomical variations of the sphenoid sinus: degree of pneumatisation, protrusion of internal carotid artery (ICA), optic nerve (ON), and dehiscence of the walls of ICN and ON, and the septation pattern. (indmedica.com)
  • According to the extent of sinus pneumatisation, the bone covering the carotid arteries and optic nerves can be thin or even absent, making these structures susceptible to iatrogenic injury. (indmedica.com)
  • Internal carotid artery ICA produced a definite bulge in the supero-lateral wall of the sinus in 10 (50 ) patients, of which 3 (15 ) were bilateral, 6 (30%) were left sided, and one on right side. (indmedica.com)
  • Basilar part of occipital bone Carotid sulcus lodging cavernous sinus and internal carotid artery These are asymmetrical air sinuses in the body of the sphenoid, closed by Sphenoidal conchae This forms the floor of the middle cranial fossa. (wikipedia.org)
  • ethmoid sinus
  • The ethmoid sinus is an important route of infection, since mucormycosis may invade through the thin lamina papyracea and gain access to the orbit and its contents. (aao.org)
  • Because the condition may lead to angioinvasion and tissue infarction, infection of the ethmoid sinus may penetrate through bone and soft tissue and cause an eschar to form over the infected area. (aao.org)
  • A person suffering from a tumor in the ethmoid sinus may therefore, experience pain and pressure around the eyes. (buzzle.com)
  • Nose
  • When an abnormal growth or mass of tissues develop in any of these air-filled cavities located in the bones surrounding the nose, cheeks and the eyes, one is most likely to experience a variety of distressing sinus tumor symptoms. (buzzle.com)
  • In common usage, "sinus" usually refers to the paranasal sinuses, which are air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose and connecting to it. (wikipedia.org)
  • with the affected individual displaying symptoms such as congestion, post nasal drip, halitosis, a runny nose as well as sinus pressure and pain in the affected areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • symptoms
  • The onset of sinus mucormycosis may be associated with nonspecific symptoms such as nasal congestion, postnasal drip, dark blood-tinged or purulent rhinorrhea, sinus tenderness, headache, fever, and malaise. (aao.org)
  • Recurrent ear infections, nasal congestion and facial pain are some of the most common sinus tumor symptoms. (buzzle.com)
  • Nasal congestion, post nasal drip, facial numbness, tingling sensation in the face, runny eyes and facial pain are some of the common symptoms that are caused due to inflamed sinuses. (buzzle.com)
  • Such symptoms could also be caused due to a sinus tumor and it is therefore, essential that a person suffering from recurrent infections must get a thorough medical checkup done. (buzzle.com)
  • Symptoms of such a tumor usually vary depending on the location of the tumor or the sinuses that are affected by the tumor. (buzzle.com)
  • Since the frontal sinuses are located in the forehead, tumor symptoms in this area usually include pain and sinus pressure in the forehead. (buzzle.com)
  • Since sphenoid sinuses are located behind the eyes, tumor symptoms in this area usually include swelling around the eyes, pain and vision problems such as double vision or blurred vision. (buzzle.com)
  • Headaches and double vision are the most common cavernous sinus symptoms. (buzzle.com)
  • Endodermal tumor of the paranasal sinuses is quite rare and symptoms arising from paranasal sinuses may include nasal congestion, difficulty in moving eyes, headache or vision problems. (buzzle.com)
  • Often a localized headache or toothache is present, and it is these symptoms that distinguish a sinus-related headache from other types of headaches, such as tension and migraine headaches. (wikipedia.org)
  • facial
  • pterygoid notch pterygoid fossa scaphoid fossa pterygoid hamulus pterygoid canal pterygospinous process sella turcica The sphenoid articulates with the frontal, parietal, ethmoid, temporal, zygomatic, palatine, vomer, and occipital bones and helps to connect the neurocranium to the facial skeleton. (wikipedia.org)
  • mucosa
  • When the fungus invades the paranasal sinus mucosa, it may spread directly to the orbital apex and, from there, gain intracerebral access. (aao.org)
  • 1B) MRI demonstrates correlating nonenhancement of the right nasal sinus mucosa. (aao.org)
  • Histopathological study showed mucosa with extensive vascular proliferation, with framework of lacunar/cavernous haemangioma, also present at lamellar bone tissue level. (infona.pl)
  • coronary sinus
  • coronary sinus the dilated terminal portion of the great cardiac vein, receiving blood from other veins draining the heart muscle and emptying into the right atrium. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • occipital
  • When exceptionally large they may extend into the roots of the pterygoid processes or great wings, and may invade the basilar part of the occipital bone. (wikipedia.org)
  • Articulates with ethmoid bone anteriorly and basilar part of occipital bone posteriorly. (wikipedia.org)
  • endoscopic
  • While an endoscopic surgical procedure may be used for the removal of a benign nasal polyp or a sinus tumor, an open surgery may be recommended for a tumor that is malignant. (buzzle.com)
  • tissue
  • 3 The fungal hyphae directly invade blood vessels, producing tissue infarction and massive necrosis with bone destruction. (aao.org)
  • Recent studies have found that the cause of chronic sinus infections lies in the nasal mucus, not in the nasal and sinus tissue targeted by standard treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • tumor
  • If a fast-growing tumor erodes the floor of the sinus, the vidian nerve could be in danger. (wikipedia.org)
  • If the tumor spreads laterally, the cavernous sinus and all its constituent nerves could be in danger. (wikipedia.org)
  • Endodermal sinus tumor, also known as yolk sac tumor, mainly arises from germ cells of ovary or testes. (buzzle.com)
  • nerves
  • verification needed] The confusion occurs in part because migraine involves activation of the trigeminal nerves, which innervate both the sinus region and the meninges surrounding the brain. (wikipedia.org)
  • anatomy
  • To fully understand the invention, it is necessary to consider the anatomy and physiology of the sinus system. (google.co.uk)
  • FIGS. 4-16 , which show various steps of methods of the invention, also show important features of sinus anatomy. (google.co.uk)
  • Recurrent
  • We examined the clinical, radiological and therapeutic management of cavernous haemangioma of nasopharynx starting from a clinical case of a 26-year-old woman with a history of recurrent and conspicuous epistaxis and leftsided nasal associated severe obstruction. (infona.pl)