Frontal sinus aplasia

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What is frontal sinus aplasia?

Frontal sinus aplasia is the absence or incomplete development of the frontal sinus. The frontal sinuses are air-filled cavities located at the lower midline of the forehead, at the top of the bridge of the nose.

Common symptoms reported by people with frontal sinus aplasia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with frontal sinus aplasia

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with frontal sinus aplasia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with frontal sinus aplasia

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with frontal sinus aplasia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has frontal sinus aplasia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 8
30s 15
40s 20
50s 13
60s 11
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 7
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 9
Female 63

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 23
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from frontal sinus aplasia patients who have completed their condition history
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