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Diseases of PNS

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Complication of sinus disease include: [LQ]



A Retrobulbar neuritis

B Orbital cellulitis

C Cavernous sinus thrombosis

D Superior orbital fissure syndrome

E All of the above

Ans. E All of the aboveRef. Tuli 1 st/ed p 196; Scott Brown lth/ed Vol 2 pp 1539,1540; Mohan Bansal p 305

As Discussed in Previous Question:

There is no confusion regarding orbital cellulitis, and cavernous sinus thrombosis being the complications of sinusitis.

Dhingra does not mention Retrobulbar neuritis as one of the complications of sinusitis but according to Tuli 1 st/ed p 196. Posterior group of sinuses can lead to neuritis with impaired vision.

Complications of Posterior Group of Sinuses

Superior orbital fissure syndrome/orbital apex syndrome. Cavernous sinus thrombosis.

Neuritis with impaired vision.

Oroantral fistula/sublabial fistula.

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