Facial sinuses, X-ray

Facial sinuses, X-ray

C023/6003 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 53.2MB

Downloadable file size: 2.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: GJLP - CNRI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Facial sinuses. X-ray of the skull showing the facial sinuses. The sinuses, cavities in bones, appears as dark areas. The two frontal sinuses (in the frontal bone of the forehead) are just above and between the eye sockets. Below the frontal sinuses are the two ethmoidal sinuses (in the bones between the nasal cavity and the eye sockets). The two large, dark areas in the cheeks are the maxillary sinuses (in the cheek- bones). The sinuses lighten the skull, make the voice more resonant, and produce mucus that drains into the nose. Infection, often provoked by a cold, causes sinusitis, where the mucous membrane lining the sinuses becomes inflamed.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: anatomical, anatomy, black and white, bone, bones, cranial, cranium, ethmoidal, ethmoidal sinus, facial, facial sinus, facial sinuses, frontal, frontal sinus, head, healthcare, healthy, human body, maxillary, maxillary sinus, monochrome, no-one, nobody, radiography, radiology, sinus, sinuses, skeleton, skull, x ray, x-ray, xray

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.