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Evaluation of anatomical variations of sinonasal region by computed tomography at 3 planes (coronal, axial, sagittal)
Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the anatomic variations of the sinonasal region by computerized tomography (CT) with three planes (coronal, axial, sagittal). Material and Method: Paranasal CT images were obtained retrospectively at Kırıkkale University Hospital between September 1, 2017 and December 30, 2017, using multislice (Philips) 64-section CT. Results: A total number of 208 paranasal sinus CT images were analyzed. These were 105 males (mean age 34.78- SD 14.47) and 103 females (mean age 35.16-SD 14.74). In 76% of cases, agger nasi cell was the most common variation. Septal deviation (right 25.5%, left 29.8% and bilateral 13%) and concha bullosa (right 11.1%, left 10.6% and bilateral 19.2%) were observed with 68.3% and 40.9% respectively. The least common variations were posterior clinoid pneumatization (1.9%) and crysta galli pneumatization (1.9%). Conclusion: Our study will contribute to the literature about the frequency variations of the paranasal sinuses. Furthermore, unlike the studies in the literature, anatomical variations observed in three planes of CT images which we believe that this technique is more effective to detect variations.

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Volume 1, Issue 1, 2019
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