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.

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barosinusitis.

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  • sinus barotrauma — A condition associated with pain in and around the sinuses caused by an injury produced by pressure changes in the air. The incidence of this type of barotrauma is about one third that of otitic barotrauma. See also otitic barotrauma …   Aviation dictionary

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

  • Barotrauma, sinus — 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 …   Medical dictionary

  • barotrauma — An injury caused by expansion or contraction of trapped gases in the body resulting from changes in pressure. It can lead to pain in the ears (otitic barotrauma), the sinuses (sinus baro trauma), and the intestines. One example of barotruauma is… …   Aviation dictionary

  • barotrauma — /bar euh trow meuh, traw /, n., pl. barotraumata / meuh teuh/, barotraumas. Pathol. injury of certain organs, esp. the ear, due to a change in the atmospheric pressure. Cf. aerotitis media. [BARO + TRAUMA] * * * ▪ physiology       any of several… …   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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ear clearing — or clearing the ears is any of various maneuvers to equalize the pressure in the middle ear with the outside pressure, by letting air enter along the Eustachian tubes, as this does not always happen automatically when the pressure in the middle… …   Wikipedia

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