Caldwell-Luc operation

Case contributed by Dr Yair Glick


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Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

Postsurgical changes, left: Anterior maxillary intervention, medial maxillary antrostomy, and anterior ethmoidectomy. Bilateral maxillary mucosal hypertrophy.

Case Discussion

70 year old female with neurogenic diabetes insipidus, currently on desmopressin.
Reports "lacrimal sac surgery" at age 14. Had sinus lift for dental implants several years ago.

High resolution CT (HRCT) shows previous Caldwell-Luc surgery with maxillary antrostomy and anterior ethmoidectomy, all on left side.

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