Paranasal sinus (cavity) on the bone is about nasal (nose). The hollow cavity in the skull associated with the nose, and continually produce mucus that flowed into the nose (wikipedia, 2016).
Paranasal Sinus :
Paranasal Sinus Function:
2.Warms the air
3.support the immune defense
( USU Repository, 2006).
Sinusitis sinus disease is an infection caused by bacteria or viruses (Doengoes, 2000).
1.Acute : ± 4 weeks
1.Subacute : 4 weeks – 3 month
2.Chronic : >3 month
Signs and Symptoms
- Maxillari Sinuses
Symptoms: Fever, headache, viscous mucus in the nose, nasa congestion, and tenderness, snot flowing into the nasopharynx, strong smelling and sometimes mixed with blood.
2. Ethmoid sinuses
Symptoms: thick secretions in the nose and nasopharynx, pain between the two eyes, and dizziness
pharynx, strong smelling and sometimes mixed with blood
3. Frontal sinuses
Symptoms: Fever, severe headaches during the day, but was reduced after the late afternoon, thick secretions and smell is reduced.
4. Spenoid Sinuses
Symptoms: Pain in the eyes, headache, and there are secretions in the nasopharynx
Symptoms: Flu recurrent, thick mucus and sometimes smelled, there is always the snot in the throat, and the symptoms in other organs such as rheumatoid arthritis, nephritis, bronchitis, bronchiectasis, dry cough, and often fever.
Complications Of Sinusitis
Pulmonary disorders, such as bronchitis and bronchiectasis
mintracranial abnormalities. Can be meningitis.
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