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Maxillary Sinus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Maxillary Sinus
Tree Number(s)
A04.531.621.578
Unique ID
D008443
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008443
Annotation
inflammation or sinusitis = MAXILLARY SINUSITIS; fractures: coordinate MAXILLARY SINUS /‌inj (IM) + MAXILLARY FRACTURES (IM)
Scope Note
The air space located in the body of the MAXILLARY BONE near each cheek. Each maxillary sinus communicates with the middle passage (meatus) of the NASAL CAVITY on the same side.
Entry Term(s)
Antrum of Highmore
Maxillary Antrum
NLM Classification #
WV 345
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Maxillary Sinus Preferred
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