Mucocoele of the left maxillary antrum (probable)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Nasal discharge; headache; case of recurrent sinusitis.

Patient Data

Age: 30-40
Gender: Male

MRI through the paranasal sinuses demonstrates complete opacification of the left maxillary antrum. The content is isointense on T1, intermediate signal centrally and high signal peripherally on T2 and demonstrates only peripheral enhancement. The sinus is expanded slightly.

Case Discussion

Features are consistent with a mucocoele.

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Case information

rID: 9165
Published: 20th Mar 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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