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ICD-9-CM 22.50

A sinusotomy is a surgical operation in which an incision is made in a sinus to prevent or reduce inflammation. The first sinusotomy was performed in 1962 by Kraznov.[1]

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  1. ^ Mermoud A (June 2000). "Sinusotomy and deep sclerectomy". Eye (London, England). 14 ( Pt 3B): 531–5. PMID 11026983. doi:10.1038/eye.2000.140. Retrieved 2012-07-29.