Acute sinusitis

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Post nasal discharge with abnormal smell.

Patient Data

Age: 31
Gender: Male

MRI Paranasal sinuses

Mucosal thickening associated with fluid-air level in the right maxilar 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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Case information

rID: 31870
Published: 2nd Nov 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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