Disease Information for Ethmoid sinusitis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Edema face/lip
Facial edema/swelling
Head fullness
Decreased taste ability/Hypoguesia
Halitosis
Headache
Headache in children
Headache, frontal
Loss of Taste
Anosmia/Loss of sense of smell
Decreased sense of smell
Foul/drainage/nasopharynx
Nasal congestion
Nasal discharge
Nasal pain
Nasal purulent discharge
Nose blocked/stuffy
Nose tenderness/cartilage
Post-nasal drip/catarrh
Runny nose/rhinorrhea
Sinus tap/tenderness on exam
Unilateral nasal discharge/drainage
Bilateral Eyelid Edema
Difficulty Focusing Eyes
Diplopia Double vision
Eye Pain, Unilateral
Eyelid erythema/swelling/unilateral
Eyelid Retraction
Eyelids swollen/unilateral
Periorbital edema/Puffy eyes
Proptosis,unilateral
Ptosis, unilateral (blepharoptosis)
Red eye, acute/Unilateral
Unilateral puffy eyelid/edema
Ear pain/otalgia normal drum
Earache
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Diagnostic Test Results
CT Scan
CT Scan/Sinus abnormality
MRI/Sinus abnormality
CT Scan/Orbit abnormality
X-RAY
Xray/Sinus abnormality
Xray/Sinusitis findings
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Cavernous sinus thrombosis
Rhinitis, atopic
Associated Disease & Complications
Brain abscess
Cavernous sinus thrombosis
Cellulitis, orbital
Cerebral Sinus Venosis Thrombus Phlebitis
Ethmoid sinusitis
Meningitis Bacterial
Optic neuritis
Periorbital cellulitis
Recurrent Meningitis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Infection/Purulent/pyogenic/suppurative (ex)
Class
CLASS/Otolaryngology/ENT Specialty Population
CLASS/Otolaryngology/ENT disorders (ex)
CLASS/Tracheonasal/larynx/pharynx (category)
Process
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/infection (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
Definition

Inflammation of the ethmoid sinus. It may present itself as an acute (associated with viral rhinitis) or chronic (associated with allergic or hyperplastic sinusitis) condition.

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