Sphenoid Sinus in Relation to Age, Gender, and Cephalometric Indices


Ozer C. M. , Atalar K., ÖZ İ. İ. , TOPRAK S., Barut C.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.29, no.8, pp.2319-2326, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/scs.0000000000004869
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2319-2326
  • Keywords: Age, cephalometric index, gender, sphenoid sinus, PARANASAL SINUSES, ANATOMIC VARIATIONS, OPTIC-NERVE, CT, PNEUMATIZATION, SEPTATION, SEX, DIMENSIONS, REDUCTION, EXPANSION

Abstract

The sphenoid sinus is located in the center of the cranial base and is surrounded by numerous neurovascular structures. The aim of this study was to determine sphenoid sinus types and subtypes, dimensions of the sinus and cranium, and the relations of these to age and gender.