What Does A Sinus Infection Feel Like?

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Definition

A sinus x-ray is a picture of the air-filled cavities in the front of the skull.


Alternative Names

Paranasal sinus radiography; x-ray - sinuses


How the test is performed

X-rays are a form of electromagnetic radiation -- like light, but of higher energy. They can pass through the body to form an image on film. Structures that are dense (such as bone) look white, air looks black, and other structures are shades of gray.

A sinus x-ray is taken in a hospital radiology department or your health...

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