Paranasal Sinuses

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Description

The paranasal sinuses are hollow, air-filled spaces named for the skull bone that each occupies. The most anterior is the frontal sinus, located in the frontal bone above the eyebrows. The largest are the maxillary sinuses, located in the right and left maxillary bones below the orbits. The most posterior is the sphenoid sinus, located in the body of the sphenoid bone, under the sella turcica. The ethmoid air cells are multiple small spaces located in the right and left sides of the ethmoid bone, between the medial wall of the orbit and lateral wall of the upper nasal cavity.

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Cut Rita Zahara

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Citation

“Paranasal Sinuses ,” Open Educational Resource (OER) - UNM, accessed February 25, 2020, http://oer.unm.ac.id/items/show/1060.