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Nose, Paranasal Sinuses and Adjacent Spaces

  • R. Maroldi
  • D. Farina
  • P. Nicolai

Abstract

Cross-sectional imaging has achieved an essential role in the diagnosis and treatment planning of both inflammatory and neoplastic diseases of the sinonasal tract. Particularly, the development of endonasal surgery techniques during the last two decades has been possible as a result of the detailed preoperative assessment of the extent of lesions and of the individual anatomy of the nose and paranasal sinuses, usually by computed tomography (CT). With multislice CT, reliable information in the sagittal plane is obtained, making the assessment of key structures, such as the frontal recess, more feasible.

Keywords

Paranasal Sinus Maxillary Sinus Frontal Sinus Middle Turbinate Inverted Papilloma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Maroldi
    • 1
  • D. Farina
    • 1
  • P. Nicolai
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of BresciaBresciaItaly
  2. 2.Department of OtorhinolaryngologyUniversity of BresciaBresciaItaly

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