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paranasal sinus retention cyst

Tuesday 23 March 2021, by admin

Paranasal sinuses retention cysts; Mucous retention cysts of the paranasal sinuse

Definition : The paranasal sinuses are air-filled cavities covered by a thin mucous membrane that adhere to the periosteum. Retention cysts in paranasal sinuses are common, incidental finding at radiographic examinations and are reported to occur in between 1.4% to 9.6% of the general population.

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