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 expanded. Its walls are thinned secondary to marked expansion with the lower anterior wall eroded. Also, a hyperdense tooth-like structure is seen obstructing the right ostiomeatal complex.

Case Discussion

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

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Case information

rID: 54491
Case created: 11th Jul 2017
Last edited: 22nd Jul 2017
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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