Acute sinusitis

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Post nasal discharge with abnormal smell.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

MRI Paranasal sinuses

MRI

Mucosal thickening associated with a fluid-air level in the right maxillary sinus. 

Case Discussion

Acute sinusitis is an acute inflammation of the nasal and paranasal sinus mucosa that last less than four weeks and can occur in any of the paranasal sinuses.

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