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March 1935

Annals of Roentgenology. Volume XV. Nasal Accessory Sinuses Roentgenologically Considered.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1935;21(3):383. doi:10.1001/archotol.1935.00640020393015

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Abstract

This volume includes a chapter on the anatomy of the nasal accessory sinuses, roentgenologically considered. The variations in the structure of the paranasal sinuses are so conspicuous that any one who undertakes to evaluate the clinical or roentgenologic findings must have a proper appreciation of the structural variations. The chapter on anatomy is followed by one on general technic which, on the whole, is more difficult in the study of roentgenologic findings in the sinuses than in the mastoid. Many puzzling questions of interpretation are explained in the light of the author's wide experience.

In discussing technic the author defines and illustrates angles for the optimum approach of the various accessory sinuses using but little special apparatus and argues against the use of grid diaphragms. The text includes more than the usual emphasis on diagnostic points attainable in the ethmoid region from stereoscopic lateral views.

The volume is well

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