Nasal Sinus Cavities

Where facial sinus cavities are located (front view)
Where nasal sinus cavities are located (side view)

The nasal sinus cavities are moist, hollow spaces in the bones around your eyes, cheeks, and nose. They are connected to the nasal passages through narrow openings.

Current as ofOctober 21, 2018

Author: Healthwise Staff
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Donald R. Mintz, MD, FRCSC - Otolaryngology
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine

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