The volume of literature on the sinuses for 1942 was decidedly less than in former years. This was due in part to the inaccessibility of continental journals and in part to the general preoccupation with the war. Increasing interest in trauma as affecting the sinuses and in aero-otitis and aerosinusitis is manifest. No doubt contributions to these interesting subjects will increase.
Much valuable information on the incidence and control of infections of the upper respiratory tract in camp and under actual war conditions should soon be available, and members of the medical profession at large will welcome adequate studies of these problems by competent observers.
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Novah1 presents a study of the sphenoid turbinals (concha sphenoidalis, or ossiculum Berticci). Since the ossicles form the boundaries of the primitive sphenoid sinus while it is still intranasal and later, by fusion with the ethmoid and the sphenoid bone, help
SALINGER S. THE PARANASAL SINUSES: REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE FOR 1942. Arch Otolaryngol. 1943;38(3):270–294. doi:10.1001/archotol.1943.00670040283011
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