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Nasal Sinus Tenderness

  • How to Assess

  • Gently tap on the patient's sinuses to determine whether there is tenderness to percussion.
  • Significance

  • Sinus tenderness suggests pathology of the sinuses - most commonly sinusitis.
  • Nasal Sinus Tenderness
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