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aerosinusitis (s) (noun), aerosinusites (pl)
Inflammation of the paranasal sinuses caused by pressure difference within the sinus relative to ambient pressure, secondary to obstruction of the sinus orifice: barosinusitis; sinus squeeze; sinus barotrauma: Aerosinusitis is sometimes due to high altitude flying affecting the occupants of aircraft during flight, particularly during descent, or soon after descent.

"Barotrauma" is a trauma (serious or critical bodily injury, wound, or shock) caused by the rapid or extreme changes in air pressure, especially affecting enclosed cavities within the body, such as the middle ear (otic barotrauma), the sinuses (sinus barotrauma), and the lungs (pulmonary barotrauma.

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