The Catarrhal and suppurative diseases of the accessory sinuses of the nose / by Ross Hall Skillern Ross Hall Skillern 1875-

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Ross Hall Skillern 1875-
Nose - Diseases.; Nose, Accessory sinuses of; Nose - Surgery.
  • Part I. General considerations
  • Examination of the nose for sinus disease
  • Anatomy of the lateral wall of the nose
  • The development of the accessory sinuses (post-embryonic)
  • Rationale of the physiological development of the accessory sinuses
  • Physiology of the accessory sinuses
  • General ætiology
  • Cause of chronicity
  • Pathological changes in the mucous membrane of the sinuses
  • Unusual pathological complications or sequele of chronic inflammation: new formation and ulceration of bone, caries, and necrosis
  • Dilation of sinus wall by internal pressure of secretion (mucocele, pyocele and latent empyema)
  • Metamorphosis of the secretion into a cheesy mass (verkasung)
  • Cholesteatoma formation
  • Calcareous formation
  • Carcinoma
  • Relative importance of the secretion in chronic empyema
  • Latent empyema
  • Symptoms of sinus inflammation
  • The relation of polyp formation to nasal suppuration
  • Laryngeal affections
  • Pharyngeal affections
  • General symptoms
  • Diagnosis
  • Diagnosis by means of (1) transillumination, (2) Röntgen ray, and (3) Suction
  • Treatment
  • Complications. Part II. Maxillary sinus
  • Anatomy
  • Abnormalities and anomalies of the maxillary sinus
  • Surgical anatomy of the lateral wall of nose in reference to the maxillary sinus
  • Ætiology
  • Sequelæ and unusual conditions found in the maxillary sinus
  • Adjuncts to diagnosis
  • Symptoms
  • Complications
  • Maxillary sinus: operative treatment
  • Modification of te Caldwell-Luc method. Part III. Frontal sinus - Anatomy
  • Sounding the frontal sinus
  • Prognosis
  • Orbital complications
  • Intracranial complications - Treatment
  • Chronic inflammation: ætiology
  • Pathology
  • Symptoms - Diagnosis
  • External symptoms
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Chronic complications
  • Treatment. Part Iv. Ethmoid labyrinth
  • Physiology of the ethmoid
  • Ætiology and pathology
  • Chronic inflammation of the ethmoid labyrinth
  • Chronic suppurative inflammation (empyema)
  • Closed-in or latent empyema
  • Chronic hyperplastic inflammation with suppuration. Part V. Sphenoid sinus
  • Acute inflammation
  • Chronic inflammation
  • Sounding the sphenoid sinus.
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