Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Otolaryngology
Volume 2013, Article ID 836064, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/836064
Case Report

Excessive Paranasal Sinuses and Mastoid Aeration as a Possible Cause of Chronic Headache

1Department of Otorhinolaryngology, General Hospital of Nikea-Piraeus, Greece
2Department of Otorhinolaryngology, “Attikon” University Hospital of Athens, Greece

Received 20 September 2013; Accepted 30 October 2013

Academic Editors: A. Rapoport, K. Takano, and A. Taş

Copyright © 2013 Panagiotis Kousoulis et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. E. Tatlisumak, G. Y. Ovali, M. Asirdizer et al., “CT study on morphometry of frontal sinus,” Clinical Anatomy, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 287–293, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. S. Karakas and A. Kavakli, “Morphometric examination of the paranasal sinuses and mastoid air cells using computed tomography,” Annals of Saudi Medicine, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 41–45, 2005. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. J. M. Pondé, P. Metzger, G. Amaral, M. Machado, and M. Prandini, “Anatomic variations of the frontal sinus,” Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 29–32, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. S. Kalavagunta and K. T. V. Reddy, “Extensive maxillary sinus pneumatization,” Rhinology, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 113–117, 2003. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. M. L. Urken, P. M. Som, W. Lawson, D. Edelstein, A. L. Weber, and H. F. Biller, “Abnormally large frontal sinus. II. Nomenclature, pathology, and symptoms,” Laryngoscope, vol. 97, no. 5, pp. 606–611, 1987. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. A. K. Abdel-Aal, A. H. Abayazeed, K. Raghuram, and J. K. Curé, “Pneumocele of the frontal sinus producing orbital roof defect: case report and review of literature,” American Journal of Otolaryngology, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 202–204, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. F. Caylakli, A. C. Cagici, C. Yilmazer, F. Ozer, and L. Ozluoglu, “Hyperaeration of the frontal sinus,” Auris Nasus Larynx, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 471–473, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. J. Kim, S. W. Song, J. Cho, K. Chang, and B. C. Jun, “Comparative study of the pneumatization of the mastoid air cells and paranasal sinuses using three-dimensional reconstruction of computed tomography scans,” Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 593–599, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. M. K. Lee, O. Sakai, and J. H. Spiegel, “CT measurement of the frontal sinus—gender differences and implications for frontal cranioplasty,” Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, vol. 38, no. 7, pp. 494–500, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. T. Lombardi, R. Verdeja, M. Schellenberg, and M. Blanchard, “A pneumosinus dilatans affecting all the paranasal sinuses,” Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, vol. 36, supplement 1, p. S27, 2008. View at Google Scholar
  11. A. C. Patel, J. A. Hammoudeh, and M. M. Urata, “Pneumosinus dilatans: a rare cause of frontal sinus expansion—case report and review of literature,” Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol. 66, no. 11, pp. 2380–2386, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. M. S. Sanjari, M. Modarreszadeh, and K. Tarassoly, “Pneumosinus dilatans in a 13 year old female,” British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 89, no. 11, pp. 1537–1538, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus