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Diseases of PNS

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In acute sinusitis, the sinus most often involved in children is: [DNB Dec 2010]



A Maxillary
B Sphenoid

C Ethmoid
D Frontal

Ans. C Ethmoid

Most common sinusitis in children is Ethmoid. Most common sinusitis in adults is Maxillary.

"Ethmoidal sinuses are well developed at birth, hence infants and children below 3 years of age are more likely to have acute ethmoiditis; but after this age, maxillary antral infections are more commonly seen."

"Ethmoid sinuses are more often involved in infants and young children."

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