IJMDC. 2019; 3(1): 131-135

Comparison between the rule of X-Ray and CT in the diagnosis of Sinusitis

Authors: Younes Hamzah Alrehaily, Abdulhfeez Yousef Kelantan, Sami Anwarfathi Kalantan, Mohammed Abdullah M Alamri, Osama Mohammed Aamer.

ABSTRACT

Background: Sinusitis is and inflammation of one or more paranasal sinus and it is classified in to 4 categories; acute, subacute, chronic and recurrent depending on duration of the diseases. The diagnosis of sinusitis is depending on clinical examination which involve history taking, culture and imaging diagnosis. Imaging diagnosis is performed to support the diagnosis and provide more details of the patient. Aim: To compare between the role of X-ray and CT in diagnosis of sinusitis. Methods: Scientific websites were used to search for articles related to our subject such as Pubmed and Google scholar using several keywords including sinusitis diagnosis, X-ray and CT. Results: We obtained 20 articles, 12 of them were included and they were published between the years 1997 to 207, whereas those which excluded werenít focusing on our aim. Conclusion: CT is better than X-ray in the diagnosis of sinusitis, however it can be determine a role of each modality. X-ray can be used to diagnose acute sinusitis , whereas CT scan be used for the diagnosis of chronic and recurrent sinusitis.

Keywords:
Sinusitis, X-ray, CT, Imaging diagnosis


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Comparison between the rule of X-Ray and CT in the diagnosis of Sinusitis


Authors
Younes Hamzah Alrehaily
King Abdulaziz University, Rabigh campus, Rabigh, Saudi Arabia
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Abdulhfeez Yousef Kelantan
King Abdulaziz University, Rabigh campus, Rabigh, Saudi Arabia
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Sami Anwarfathi Kalantan
King Abdulaziz University, Rabigh campus, Rabigh, Saudi Arabia
PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles

Mohammed Abdullah M Alamri
King Abdulaziz University, Rabigh campus, Rabigh, Saudi Arabia
PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles

Osama Mohammed Aamer
King Abdulaziz University, Rabigh campus, Rabigh, Saudi Arabia
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Correspondence to:
. King Abdulaziz University, Rabigh campus, Rabigh, Saudi Arabia; y.n-7@live.com

Publication history
Published online 01 Jan 1970
Received 18 Nov 2018
Accepted 15 Dec 2018
Published in print 01 Feb 2019

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Alrehaily YH, Kelantan AY, Kalantan SA, Alamri MAM, Aamer OM. Comparison between the rule of X-Ray and CT in the diagnosis of Sinusitis. IJMDC. 2019; 3(1): 131-135. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1542574919


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Alrehaily YH, Kelantan AY, Kalantan SA, Alamri MAM, Aamer OM. Comparison between the rule of X-Ray and CT in the diagnosis of Sinusitis. http://www.ijmdc.com/?mno=17818 [Access: February 16, 2019]. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1542574919


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Alrehaily YH, Kelantan AY, Kalantan SA, Alamri MAM, Aamer OM. Comparison between the rule of X-Ray and CT in the diagnosis of Sinusitis. IJMDC. 2019; 3(1): 131-135. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1542574919


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Alrehaily YH, Kelantan AY, Kalantan SA, Alamri MAM, Aamer OM. Comparison between the rule of X-Ray and CT in the diagnosis of Sinusitis. IJMDC. (2019), [cited February 16, 2019]; 3(1): 131-135. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1542574919


Harvard Style

Alrehaily, Y. H., Kelantan, . A. Y., Kalantan, . S. A., Alamri, . M. A. M. & Aamer, . O. M. (2019) Comparison between the rule of X-Ray and CT in the diagnosis of Sinusitis. IJMDC, 3 (1), 131-135. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1542574919


Turabian Style

Alrehaily, Younes Hamzah, Abdulhfeez Yousef Kelantan, Sami Anwarfathi Kalantan, Mohammed Abdullah M Alamri, and Osama Mohammed Aamer. 2019. Comparison between the rule of X-Ray and CT in the diagnosis of Sinusitis. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 3 (1), 131-135. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1542574919


Chicago Style

Alrehaily, Younes Hamzah, Abdulhfeez Yousef Kelantan, Sami Anwarfathi Kalantan, Mohammed Abdullah M Alamri, and Osama Mohammed Aamer. "Comparison between the rule of X-Ray and CT in the diagnosis of Sinusitis." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 3 (2019), 131-135. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1542574919


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Alrehaily, Younes Hamzah, Abdulhfeez Yousef Kelantan, Sami Anwarfathi Kalantan, Mohammed Abdullah M Alamri, and Osama Mohammed Aamer. "Comparison between the rule of X-Ray and CT in the diagnosis of Sinusitis." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 3.1 (2019), 131-135. Print. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1542574919


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Alrehaily, Y. H., Kelantan, . A. Y., Kalantan, . S. A., Alamri, . M. A. M. & Aamer, . O. M. (2019) Comparison between the rule of X-Ray and CT in the diagnosis of Sinusitis. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 3 (1), 131-135. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1542574919


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