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Cancers of the Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses

ALYSON J. LITTMAN and THOMAS L. VAUGHAN

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0030
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the epidemiology of cancers of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses. Cancers arising in the sinuses and nasal cavity occur rarely in the United States and in most areas of the ... More


The development of the face, palate, and nose

Martin E. Atkinson

in Anatomy for Dental Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199234462
eISBN:
9780191917455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199234462.003.0041
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

In Chapter 21, we described the development of the pharyngeal arches and their derivatives. Craniofacial abnormalities account for about one third of all live birth defects. These arise during the ... More


The Pathway for Retronasal Airflow

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177009
eISBN:
9780231542876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177009.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Breathing out produces its own complex retronasal airflow patterns in the nose. We show how humans are adapted for retronasal smell compared with the dog and other animals. The nose pinch test proves ... More


Mechanisms of Gustatory and Olfactory Receptor Stimulation

Beidler Lloyd M.

in Sensory Communication

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262518420
eISBN:
9780262314213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262518420.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter discusses the gustatory and olfactory receptors and how they can be stimulated by food taken into the oral cavity of man. The gustatory and olfactory receptors usually act as monitors ... More


Radiological anatomy of the oral cavity

Martin E. Atkinson

in Anatomy for Dental Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199234462
eISBN:
9780191917455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199234462.003.0040
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

The radiographs most frequently taken in general dental practice are of the teeth and their immidiate supporting tissues for detection of dental caries or assessment of bone loss in periodontal ... More


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