EURORAD ESR

Case 1969

The silent sinus syndrome

Author(s)
Andriotis E**, Rapidis AD***, Liarikos1 S, Attard A**, Tavernaraki A**
 
Patient
female, 36 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Clinical aspect

    The left enophthalmos and hypoglobus with a deep left superior sulcus palpebralis.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Clinical aspect;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT scans
     

    Coronal view: the left orbital floor is lower in position and is thinner. The underlying maxillary sinus is fully occupied by a soft-tissue mass and appears smaller than the right one. The middle meatus adjacent to...

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT scans;

    Coronal view, bone window.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT scans;

    Axial view: the left maxillary sinus is fully occupied by a low density soft-tissue mass, with an inward retraction of the sinus walls.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT scans;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    MRI SE T1-weighted
     

    Coronal view: the left maxillary sinus is smaller in size than that on the right and is fully occupied by a soft-tissue mass. The left orbital floor is lower in position.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MRI SE T1-weighted;

    Axial view: the fully occupied left maxillary sinus is smaller in size than that on the right, with an inward retraction of the sinus walls.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MRI SE T1-weighted;

    A sagittal view showing the fully occupied left maxillary sinus.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MRI SE T1-weighted;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Contents of the antrum

    The antrum was filled with a non-purulent, stringy mucoid material.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Contents of the antrum;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Post-operative MRI
     

    A coronal SE T1-weighted image showing the orbital implant in situ.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Post-operative MRI;

    A sagittal SE T1-weighted image showing the orbital implant.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Post-operative MRI;
     
     
The left enophthalmos and hypoglobus with a deep left superior sulcus palpebralis.
 
Coronal view: the left orbital floor is lower in position and is thinner. The underlying maxillary sinus is fully occupied by a soft-tissue mass and appears smaller than the right one. The middle meatus adjacent to the affected sinus is expanded, relative to the non-affected one.
 
Coronal view, bone window.
 
Axial view: the left maxillary sinus is fully occupied by a low density soft-tissue mass, with an inward retraction of the sinus walls.
 
Coronal view: the left maxillary sinus is smaller in size than that on the right and is fully occupied by a soft-tissue mass. The left orbital floor is lower in position.
 
Axial view: the fully occupied left maxillary sinus is smaller in size than that on the right, with an inward retraction of the sinus walls.
 
A sagittal view showing the fully occupied left maxillary sinus.
 
The antrum was filled with a non-purulent, stringy mucoid material.
 
A coronal SE T1-weighted image showing the orbital implant in situ.
 
A sagittal SE T1-weighted image showing the orbital implant.
 
 
 
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