barosinusitis

A condition associated with pain in and around the sinuses, resulting from pressure differences between sinus tissues and ambient air. It is typically more pronounced during descent.

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  • barosinusitis — Véase aerosinusitis. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • barosinusitis — /bar euh suy neuh suy tis/, n. Med. aerosinusitis. [BARO + SINUSITIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Barosinusitis — Sinus troubles, particularly with pain, due to changing atmospheric pressures, as when going up or down in a plane. Also called aerosinusitis or sinus barotrauma. * * * Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the paranasal sinuses caused by… …   Medical dictionary

  • barosinusitis — /bar euh suy neuh suy tis/, n. Med. aerosinusitis. [BARO + SINUSITIS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aerosinusitis — Sinus troubles, particularly with pain, due to changing atmospheric pressures, as when going up or down in a plane. Also called barosinusitis or sinus barotrauma. * * * SYN: barosinusitis. * * * aero·si·nus·itis .ar ō .sī n(y)ə sīt əs, .er n the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Barotrauma — Barotrauma, otitic Barotrauma, sinus Classification and external resources ICD 10 T70.0, T70.1 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • Aerosinusitis — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = Paranasal sinuses. DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|T|70|1|t|66 ICD9 = ICD9|993.1 | ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = Aerosinusitis, also called barosinusitis, sinus squeeze… …   Wikipedia

  • Sinus barotrauma — Sinus troubles, particularly with pain, due to changing atmospheric pressures, as when going up or down in a plane. Also called aerosinusitis or barosinusitis. * * * barosinusitis …   Medical dictionary

  • sinus squeeze — ▪ pathology also called  Aerosinusitis, or Barosinusitis,         pain, inflammation, and possible bleeding of the membranes lining the sinus cavities in the head, caused by a difference between the pressure inside the sinuses and that outside.… …   Universalium

  • barotrauma — A term previously used to describe injury to the middle ear or paranasal sinuses, resulting from imbalance between ambient pressure and that within the affected cavity. Now mostly used to refer to lung injury due to pressure such as occurs when a …   Medical dictionary

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