The Nasal Sinuses and Oculoplasty

  • Hussam ElBosratyEmail author


The orbital cavity is closely related to the nasal sinuses and nose. Disease processes from one of these structures can affect the eyes and orbits. A good understanding of the common sinonasal diseases is mandatory for ophthalmologists and oculoplastic surgeons.


Sino-orbital diseases Proptosis Orbital cellulitis Silent-sinus-syndrome 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Professor of Otorhinolaryngology, Cairo UniversityCairoEgypt
  2. 2.Consultatant Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull Base, Pediatric Cancer HospitalCairoEgypt

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