frontoethmoid

frontoethmoid

adjective Referring to the frontal and ethmoid bones and other shared structures.
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2) Because direct endoscopic visualization of the frontal sinus drainage pathway is veiled by the capricious and complex pneumatization pattern of frontoethmoid cells, FST has been used as an adjunct to endoscopic sinus surgery.
Management of a large frontoethmoid osteoma with sinus cranialization and cranial bone graft reconstruction.
It was then resected together with the basal lamella and middle turbinate toward the frontoethmoid recess.
Computed tomography (CT) of the sinuses revealed left frontoethmoid sinusitis and marked aeration of the left ethmoid labyrinth with extension of ethmoid cells inferior and medial to the ethmoid infundibulum (figure, B).
Computed tomography (CT) of the patient's sinuses showed heterogeneous opacification of the right maxillary, ethmoid, and sphenoid sinuses and the frontoethmoid recess (figure).
Computed tomography (CT) demonstrated a left frontoethmoid mass with evidence of bone erosion at the skull base and lamina papyracea (figure 1, A).
Obstruction of this ostium by a polyp from the frontoethmoid recess, as occurred in this case, could lead to the formation of a mucocele or pyocele with potential orbital complications.
A dedicated maxillofacial CT was obtained; in addition to the partial opacification of the right frontal sinus and frontoethmoid recess, it detected a small polypoid mass in the contralateral maxillary sinus.
Such a growth is commonly seen in the area of the frontoethmoid sinuses; only 5% of such cases occur in the maxillary sinuses.
The patient was diagnosed with a presumptive traumatic mucocele, and she underwent diagnostic endoscopy and surgical decompression of a right frontoethmoid mucocele.
We also discuss an important point that has not been adequately addressed in the literature to date--that is, the fact that the use of the frontoethmoid suture line and the anterior ethmoid artery as a guide to the skull base can be inaccurate.
Both the anterior and posterior ethmoid foramina are usually situated along the frontoethmoid suture line (figure, A).