Right maxillary sinus ectopic tooth

Case contributed by Dr Nader Al Ayuoty


Right facial swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 17 years
Gender: Male

The right maxillary sinus is nearly totally opacified and appears expanded. Its walls are thinned secondary to this expansion with erosion of the lower anterior wall. Also, a hyperdense tooth-like structure is seen obstructing the right maxillary infundibulum.

Case Discussion

This is a case of an ectopic right molar tooth obstructing the right infundibulum with a subsequent right maxillary mucocele

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Case information

rID: 54491
Published: 21st Jul 2017
Last edited: 11th Sep 2017
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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