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Persistent deciduous molar as an etiology for a maxillary sinus mucocele.
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PMID:  22754822     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mucoceles are accumulations of trapped mucus, forming cystic expansile lesions. Maxillary sinus mucoceles are rare amongst paranasal sinus mucoceles, usually being a late sequel of Caldwell-Luc surgery. We present a case of a maxillary sinus mucocele due to a persistent carious deciduous molar in a middle aged patient, reported to highlight its unusual etiology.
Authors:
Isha Preet Tuli; Indranil Pal; Suvamoy Chakraborty; Subhabrata Sengupta
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-06-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery : official publication of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0973-7707     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-03     Completed Date:  2012-08-23     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9422551     Medline TA:  Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  6-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of ENT & HNS, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Gangtok, Sikkim India.
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