Silent sinus syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda


Chronic headache.

Patient Data

Age: 44 years
Gender: Male

The right maxillary sinus is small in size, atelectatic and totally opacified by pathological soft tissue with obliteration of the right ostiomeatal complex, the uncinate process is superiorly and laterally displaced in direct contact with inferomedial wall of the right orbit. Slight inferior bowing of the right orbital floor, lateral displacement of the right middle and inferior turbinates. Mild mucosal lining thickening of the ethmoid air cells and right sphenoid sinus compartment.

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Case information

rID: 47415
Published: 15th Aug 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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