Corpus ID: 78590940

A Three-Dimensional Analysis of Maxillary Sinus Congestion in Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate

@inproceedings{Hale2014ATA,
  title={A Three-Dimensional Analysis of Maxillary Sinus Congestion in Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate},
  author={Lindsay N. Hale and John M Starbuck and A. Ghoneima and K. Kula},
  year={2014}
}
  • Lindsay N. Hale, John M Starbuck, +1 author K. Kula
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Cleft lip and palate (CLP) perturbs osseous and soft-tissue development of the nasolabial regions, often resulting in chronic maxillary sinusitis and mucosal thickening (MT) of the maxillary sinus. This preliminary study quantifies maxillary sinus MT in children with surgically repaired unilateral CLP. We hypothesize that maxillary sinus MT is increased in children with CLP relative to controls. We define "MT" as the difference between the entire maxillary sinus volume and airspace volume. Cone… CONTINUE READING