Molar tooth in the maxillary sinus

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Investigation of chronic sinusitis.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male
CT

CT Paranasal sinuses (selected images)

Signs of chronic sinus disease in the left maxillary sinus. CT scan shows a tooth-like structure into this maxillary sinus. It`s also noted a bone discontinuity on the floor of the maxillary sinus.

Case Discussion

This patient has signs of chronic sinusitis probable and erosion of left maxillary floor with molar tooth migration within the sinus. 

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Case information

rID: 19285
Case created: 23rd Aug 2012
Last edited: 8th Sep 2015
System: Head & Neck
Tag: dental
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