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August 1935

Progress in Otolaryngology: A Summary of the Bibliographic Material Available in the Field of Otolaryngology: THE PARANASAL SINUSES

Arch Otolaryngol. 1935;22(2):188-253. doi:10.1001/archotol.1935.00640030201010

During 1934 a number of interesting publications appeared, mostly from American sources, dealing with the physiology of the nasal mucosa and its protective function. The work begun by Hilding, Proetz, Fenton and others is just now being noted in foreign countries, and one may soon expect to see the foreign literature deal with this subject more fully than in the past. In the French and Italian periodicals one finds numerous discussions concerning retrobulbar neuritis, from which it appears that the question is still unsettled. The American literature is considerably more concerned about sinusitis in children than is the foreign literature, and the opinions as to diagnosis and treatment are becoming more uniform. Malignant processes of the sinuses hold the attention of authors both here and abroad, and the reports from the larger clinics seem to indicate that the combined use of surgical intervention, diathermy and radium has been

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