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September 21, 1912

THE ROENTGEN RAY IN OTOLARYNGOLOGY

JAMA. 1912;LIX(12):1093-1095. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04270090337063

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Abstract

In introducing the subject of the value of roentgenology in otolaryngology, it is fitting to call attention to the great aid which American investigators have rendered in this field. While the painstaking work of our brethren across the water, particularly in Germany, has done much to develop the special technic necessary for the best results, I take pleasure in mentioning the Work done by many American roentgenologists. Our knowledge of the anatomy and pathology of the frontal sinuses has derived much benefit from Roentgen investigation. We are able to measure accurately the exact width and extent of these bony caverns, the thickness of the anterior wall, and the distance of the anterior wall from the posterior. We can also determine the number and extent of the septa.

These anatomic facts are invaluable data in deciding many of the questions which may arise in operative cases.

The condition of the anterior

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