Normal paranasal sinuses x-ray series

Case contributed by Weiling Tan


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Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

No air-fluid level seen within imaged paranasal sinuses, bony orbital margins intact.

Case Discussion

Three views are often performed to demonstrate the paranasal sinuses on plain film. Below are the views and the sinuses that are best demonstrated in that position.

  • occipitofrontal (OF) - frontal sinuses

  • occipitomental (OM) with open mouth - maxillary sinuses and ethmoidal sinuses

  • lateral - ethmoidal sinuses

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