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July 1929

Progress in Otolaryngology: A Summary of the Bibliographic Material Available in the Field of Otolaryngology: THE PARANASAL CAVITIES: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE FROM JAN. 1 TO SEPT. 30, 1928

Arch Otolaryngol. 1929;10(1):77-91. doi:10.1001/archotol.1929.00620040087012


Davis1 reviewed the anatomy and development of the maxillary antrum in a paper on anatomy and pathology of the maxillary sinus.

Halle2 reported some important observations of the variable anatomy of the ethmoid. He pointed out the varying relation of the cribriform plate to the roof of the ethmoid labyrinth; in some it is flush; in some, below the roof; in others, above the roof, and in others, different on the two sides. He called attention to a point that Mosher emphasized eighteen years ago, namely, the dangers of injury to the dura in the region of the cribriform as against the relatively small danger when working outside the middle turbinate.

Stark3 experimented with rabbits, studying the effects of irrigating the sinuses with various solutions. The sinuses of eight rabbits were irrigated with 8.9 per cent solution of sodium chloride; five, with tap water,

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