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
The disease can develop at any age.
Reasons etmoidita and sfenoidita
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
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
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
suspected sinusitis should consult an audiologist. The main
research methods for sinusitis is a sinus X-ray,
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.