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Sinus disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12747669     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the paranasal sinuses and conchae of horses are complicated by the large size of these structures, their complex anatomy, difficulties of access to them, and the advanced state of many diseases before diagnosis is made. Improved diagnostic methods include nuclear scintigraphy, computed tomography, and direct endoscopy of the sinuses. Treatment of some sinus diseases can be enhanced by access through direct sinus endoscopy for focal lesions, use of large frontal bone flaps for diffuse sinus lesions, standing surgery through a frontal flap for a variety of sinus disorders, and intralesional formalin for progressive ethmoidal hematomas.
David E Freeman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0749-0739     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet. Clin. North Am. Equine Pract.     Publication Date:  2003 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-05-15     Completed Date:  2003-07-10     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511904     Medline TA:  Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  209-43, viii     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, 1008 West Hazelwood Drive, Urbana, IL 61802, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Cysts / diagnosis,  surgery,  veterinary
Frontal Bone / surgery
Horse Diseases / diagnosis*,  surgery
Nasal Bone / surgery
Paranasal Sinus Diseases / diagnosis,  surgery,  veterinary*
Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms / diagnosis,  surgery,  veterinary
Sinusitis / diagnosis,  surgery,  veterinary
Surgical Flaps / veterinary

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