Table 2

Mucosal status of the paranasal sinuses

Sinus involved

Number of sides with no opacification

Number of sides with partial opacification

Number of sides with total opacification


Anterior ethmoids

9 (7.1%)

50 (39.7%)

67 (53.2%)


Posterior ethmoids

9 (7.1%)

61 (48.4%)

56 (44.4%)


Maxillary

3 (2.4%)

82 (65.1%)

41 (32.5%)


Frontal

28 (22.2%)

31 (24.6%)

67 (53.2%)


Sphenoid

36 (28.6%)

41 (32.5%)

49 (38.9%)


Ostiomeatal complex

21 (16.7%)

105 (83.3%)


The mucosal status of the paranasal sinuses of 63 patients admitted for bilateral revision FESS as evident on their C.T scans.

Khalil et al. BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders 2011 11:4   doi:10.1186/1472-6815-11-4

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