Ectopic tooth in the maxillary sinus

Case contributed by Dr Thuấn Nguyễn Hoàng

Presentation

Routine examination.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

A hyperdense structure (2000 HU) in the superior posterior wall of the left maxillary sinus, with hypodense in the center, suggestive of an ectopic tooth in the maxillary sinus.

Case Discussion

An ectopic tooth in the maxillary sinus area. Different diagnostics are post-sinusitis calcification or an osteoma. 

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Case Information

rID: 48417
Case created: 6th Oct 2016
Last edited: 28th Apr 2017
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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