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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 83-85

Maxillary antral mucocoele caused by ectopic canine tooth in maxillary sinus


1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, FODS, IMS, BHU, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, FODS, IMS, BHU, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Department of Dentistry, FODS, IMS, BHU, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Chandra D Dwivedi
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, FODS, IMS, BHU, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2278-9626.106827

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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.


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