Pneumatization of the middle turbinate bone is a result of migration of ethmoid air cells. The accumulation of mucus when the ostium is blocked results in the formation of a mucocele or, if superadded infection is present, a pyocele (empyema).
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication status||Published - 1983|
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