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.
Review Date: 6/29/2011
Reviewed By: Paula J. Busse, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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