Mucocoele of the left maxillary antrum (probable)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

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
Case created: 20th Mar 2010
Last edited: 22nd Nov 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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