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The four pairs of sinuses include the:
- Frontal sinuses (highlighted in red)
- Maxillary sinuses (highlighted in blue)
- Ethmoid sinuses (highlighted in yellow)
- Sphenoid sinuses (highlighted in orange)
The sinuses moisten and warm air that is filtered by the nose and play a role in voice resonation.
Allen J. Blaivas, DO, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine UMDNJ-NJMS, Attending Physician in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Veteran Affairs, VA New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, NJ. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Previoulsy reviewed by David A. Kaufman, MD, Section Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, Bridgeport Hospital-Yale New Haven Health System, and Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. (6/1/2010)
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