Molar tooth in the maxillary sinus

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Investigation of chronic sinusitis.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male

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
Published: 23rd Aug 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Tag: dental
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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