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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy


Roentgenogram of paranasal sinuses, anterior view

Image #37-5

KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints.

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Roentgenogram of paranasal sinuses, anterior view
This view of the sinuses of a normal adult woman was made with a 23 degree upward inclination from the anteroposterior axis. An area of calcification is present in the falx cerebri (1).
1 . Calcification in falx cerebri
2 . Frontal sinus
3 . Upper pointer: Nasal septum Lower pointer: Nasal cavity
4 . Infraorbital foramen
5 . Maxillary sinus
6 . Sphenoidal sinus
7 . Coronoid process of mandible
8 . Mandibular articulation (pointer on articular cavity)
9 . Capitulum (condyloid process) mandible
10 . Orbit
11 . Area occupied by ethmoidal cells
12 . Zygomatic arch
13 . Body of mandible
14 . Anterior arch atlas
15 . Dens