CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · European Journal of General Dentistry 2013; 2(01): 83-85
DOI: 10.4103/2278-9626.106827
Case Report

Maxillary antral mucocoele caused by ectopic canine tooth in maxillary sinus

Chandra D. Dwivedi
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
,
Shweta Dwivedi
1   Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
,
Thakur Prasad Chaturvedi
2   Department of Dentistry, FODS, IMS, BHU, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
,
Naresh Sharma
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
› Author Affiliations

Abstract

A seventeen year old male presented with a 5 month history of left sided purulent rhinorrhoea and left facial pain. Occlusal view X-ray of maxilla showed the presence of an ectopic canine in the leftt anterosuperior aspect of the maxillary sinus entrapped in soft tissue. Surgical removal of the tooth and the diseased antral tissue was undertaken via a Caldwell-Luc procedure with resolution of symptoms.



Publication History

Article published online:
01 November 2021

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