Ethmoiditis and sphenoiditis

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  • What ethmoiditis and sphenoiditis
  • Reasons etmoidita and sfenoidita
  • How is ethmoiditis and sphenoiditis
  • Diagnosis and treatment of etmoidita and sfenoidita



  • What ethmoiditis and sphenoiditis

    Ethmoiditis - an inflammation of the ethmoidal labyrinth.
    Sphenoiditis - inflammation of the sphenoid sinus. The disease can be
    unilateral or bilateral, and accompanied by other lesions
    paranasal sinuses.

    The disease can develop at any age.



    Reasons etmoidita and sfenoidita

    Ethmoiditis and sphenoiditis
    ethmoiditis
    can occur as a complication of acute rhinitis, influenza, measles,
    scarlet fever and other infectious diseases. Acute ethmoiditis
    with bone lesions of the walls is observed mainly in scarlet fever.
    Sphenoiditis is rare and is usually associated with the disease back
    cells of a trellised labyrinth.



    How is ethmoiditis and sphenoiditis

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    ethmoiditis worried headache, pressing pain in the root of the nose
    and nose. Selections first serous, and then purulent. Sharp
    reduced sense of smell, significantly impeded nasal breathing. Temperature
    improved body.

    Sphenoiditis When patients complain of headache
    pain. Most often it is localized in the area of ​​the crown, in the depth of the head
    and back of the head, the eye socket. In chronic lesions of the pain is felt
    in the crown of the head and may spread to the neck. Sometimes patients
    complaining about the rapid decline of view.



    Diagnosis and treatment of etmoidita and sfenoidita

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    suspected sinusitis should consult an audiologist. The main
    research methods for sinusitis is a sinus X-ray,
    transillumination.

    When sphenoiditis recommended frequent instillation
    into the nasal cavity vasoconstrictors (galazolin, Naphazoline, etc.).
    With prolonged illness recommended intubation and lavage
    sinus antibiotic solutions. Sometimes, surgical
    intervention (eg, resection of the posterior end of the middle shell).

    If untreated, acute processes can become chronic, can develop abscesses, meningitis.

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