Middle meatus

Last revised by Dr Jeremy Jones on 26 Sep 2021

The middle meatus is an air passage of the lateral nasal cavity located between the middle nasal concha and lateral nasal wall. The anterior ethmoid air cells, maxillary and frontal sinuses all drain into the middle meatus.

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: normal ostiomeatal complex diagram
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