A new digital method for the objective comparison of frontal sinuses
Inspection of the maxillary sinuses was easier and didactic when compared with the frontal sinuses
, because the maxillae have a small number of tortuous bones and a more regular anatomy.
The feasibility of identifying a person by comparing radiographs of the frontal sinuses
was first suggested by Schuller (1943).
The frontal sinuses
are most frequently involved (60%).
Several studies have suggested that the frontal sinuses
are slightly bigger in males than in females, and the presence of a metopic suture is associated with the absence of the frontal sinuses
(BROWN et al., 1984; SCHULLER, 1943).
Note on identification of skulls by x-ray pictures of frontal sinuses
. Med J Aust 1943; 251:554-6.
A follow-up MRI scan in 2009 showed contrast-enhancing soft tissue abnormalities within both of the frontal sinuses
and the left ethmoid sinus (Figures 1 and 2).
Pain in your forehead or headache might indicate a problem with your frontal sinuses
. Your sphenoid sinuses, which are the least frequently affected sinuses, can cause earaches, neck pain and a headache in the top of your head.
"We speculate that undeveloped frontal sinuses
in younger patients may provide a protective effect from developing intracranial extension of sinusitis," Dr.
The last to develop are the frontal sinuses
, which are located above the eyes in the frontal bone.
* Pain when your forehead over the frontal sinuses
is touched may indicate that your frontal sinuses
The upper third of the face consists of the frontal bone, the temporal bone, the frontal sinuses
or glabella, the supraorbital ridge and the roof of the orbits.