Carcinoma of the Paranasal Sinuses

  • Daniel E. Spratt
  • Nancy Y. Lee
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


The paranasal sinuses are composed of seven bones (ethmoid, maxilla, palatine, lacrimal, pterygoid plate of sphenoid, nasal, and inferior turbinate), four paired sinuses (frontal, ethmoid, maxillary, and sphenoid), and complex networks of nervous, vascular, and lymphatic structures.


Target Volume Nasal Cavity Paranasal Sinus Maxillary Sinus Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel E. Spratt
    • 1
  • Nancy Y. Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew YorkUSA

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