Acute maxillary sinusitis

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Recurrent cough and headache.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

Paranasal sinuses

Partial opacification of the maxillary sinuses with air-fluid levels are seen bilaterally.

The other paranasal sinuses are unremarkable.

Nasal septum appears normal.



Unremarkable chest radiograph study.

Case Discussion

Imaging features suggest acute maxillary sinusitis.

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Case information

rID: 71924
Published: 30th Oct 2019
Last edited: 20th Dec 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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