Maxillary tori

Case contributed by Dr Renan Bastos Leite


Patient reports dysphagia to solids for 1 month with possible episodes of odynophagia. Denies vomiting. 3kg weight loss in one month.

Patient Data

Age: 48
Gender: Male

CT shows bony outgrowthing from the alveolar bone bilaterally.

Case Discussion

Maxillary tori should not be mistaken for pathological lesions. Nevertheless they can occasionally cause symptoms when taking food and drink.

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Case information

rID: 54681
Published: 25th Jul 2017
Last edited: 25th Jul 2017
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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