Uncinectomy Procedure with Sickle Knife

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Indications:

  • Chronic maxillary sinusitis
  • Acute maxillary sinusitis with complications

Highlights:

  • Removal of uncinate process with sickle knife

Keep in Mind/Things to Remember:

  • Uncinate attaches to frontal process of maxilla
  • Lacrimal sac and orbit are can be violated if dissection carried too far laterally