Sphenoethmoidal recess

Dr Yuranga Weerakkody and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The sphenoethmoidal recess drains the posterior ethmoid air cells and sphenoid sinuses into the superior meatus of the nasal cavity

Related pathology

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

Article information

rID: 46557
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Sphenoethmoid recess
  • Posterior ostiomeatal complex
  • Spheno-ethmoid recess
  • Spheno-ethmoidal recess

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: sphenoethmoidal pattern sinusitis
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