Pediatric Sinusitis

  • Etiology: bacterial infection of the paranasal sinuses
  • Imaging: sinus can have mucosal thickening, air fluid levels, complete opacification, bony destruction
  • Complications: orbital cellulitis, sinogenic abscess

Radiology Cases of Sinusitis

Sinus radiograph of sinusitis in Kartagener syndrome
Waters radiograph of the sinuses shows mucosal thickening and opacification of the bilateral maxillary sinuses, left greater than right.