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Sphenoid Sinus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sphenoid Sinus
Tree Number(s)
A04.531.621.827
Unique ID
D013101
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013101
Annotation
inflammation or sinusitis = SPHENOID SINUSITIS; fractures: coordinate SPHENOID SINUS /‌inj (IM) + SKULL FRACTURES (IM); neoplasms: coordinate IM with PARANASAL SINUS NEOPLASMS (IM)
Scope Note
One of the paired air spaces located in the body of the SPHENOID BONE behind the ETHMOID BONE in the middle of the skull. Sphenoid sinus communicates with the posterosuperior part of NASAL CAVITY on the same side.
NLM Classification #
WV 358
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Sphenoid Sinus Preferred
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