Spheno-ethmoidal recess | definition of Spheno-ethmoidal recess by Medical dictionary
sphenoethmoidal recess (redirected from Spheno-ethmoidal recess)
sphe·no·eth·moi·dal re·cess [TA]
a small cleftlike pocket of the nasal cavity above the superior concha into which the sphenoid sinuses drain.
A small space in the nasal fossa above the superior concha. It lies between the ethmoid bone and the anterior surface of the body of the sphenoid bone and posteriorly receives the opening of the sphenoidal sinus.
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Routine use of nasal endoscope and Computed Tomographic Scanning (C.T Scan) of nose and paranasal sinuses have opened new vistas in peeping into the inaccessible areas and niches of fronto-ethmoidal complex, spheno-ethmoidal recess
and sphenoid sinuses.
Nasal mass in the spheno-ethmoidal recess
may be many times neoplastic, hence proper pre-operative diagnosis is essential.