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Diseases of PNS

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Ethmoidal sinusitis is more common with: [LQ]



A Fire workers
B Wood workers

C Chimney smokers
D None

Ans. D None Ref. Dhingra 5th/ed p 207, 6th/ed p 793

Acute ethmoid sinusitis is often associated with infection of other sinuses. Ethmoid sinuses are more often involved in infants and young children. It is the most common sinus involved in infants and children.

Also Know

a. Pain of ethmoiditis is localized over the bridge of the nose, medial and deep to the eye. It is aggravated by movements of the eyeball.

b. Orbital cellulitis is an early complication in such cases.

c. Nasal dischargeQ-on anterior rhinoscopy, pus may be seen in middle or superior meatus depending on the involvement of anterior or posterior group of ethmoid sinuses.

d. Swelling of the middle turbinate.

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