Disease Information for Sphenoid sinusitis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Head fullness
Decreased taste ability/Hypoguesia
Headache
Headache, vertex
Loss of Taste
Frequent Gagging Choking Clearing throat
Nasal congestion
Nasal discharge
Nasal purulent discharge
Nose blocked/stuffy
Post-nasal drip/catarrh
Runny nose/rhinorrhea
Snoring
Sore Throat/Throat Pain
Sphenoid/referred vertex pain
Throat Conditions
Unilateral nasal discharge/drainage
Bilateral Eyelid Edema
Difficulty Focusing Eyes
Diplopia Double vision
Double Image Vision Confirmed
Eyelid Retraction
Periorbital edema/Puffy eyes
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Diagnostic Test Results
CT Scan
CT Scan/Sinus abnormality
MRI/Sinus abnormality
X-RAY
Xray/Sinus abnormality
Xray/Sinusitis findings
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Cavernous sinus thrombosis
Rhinitis, atopic
Associated Disease & Complications
Cavernous sinus thrombosis
Meningitis
Meningitis Bacterial
Nasal obstruction
Optic neuritis
Palsy, sixth nerve
Sixth nerve palsy
Superior sagittal sinus thrombosis
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/Sphenoid sinus involvement/disorder (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 sphenoid sinus. This condition usually is accompanied by pansinusitis and may present itself in an acute or chronic form.

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