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May 31, 1902

The Accessory Sinuses of the Nose, Their Surgical Anatomy and the Diagnosis and Treatment of Their Inflammatory Affections.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(22):1458-1459. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480220044030

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This volume is based on a lecture on the air sinuses of the skull delivered before the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and a prize essay on "The Racial Characteristics of the Frontal Sinuses, Based Upon an Examination of 578 Skulls," which received the surgical prize of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1899. The author has added additional observations on the surgical anatomy of the maxillary sinus, the ethmoidal cells, the sphenoidal sinus, etc., also with two chapters on diagnosis and a treatment of the inflammatory affections of the nasal accessory sinuses. We do not notice, however, any mention of the absence of the naso-antral septum which, as Talbot has shown, may be wanting and the antrum simply a cavity directly connected with the nasal passage, or may be simply a minute cavity situated well to one side, the rest of the hollow of the bone being really

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