Unexpected foreign body induced refractory maxillary sinusitis

Clin Case Rep. 2021 Feb 20;9(4):2185-2188. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.3976. eCollection 2021 Apr.


Maxillary sinusitis induced by ipsilateral dental manipulation often carries the risk of sinusal foreign body impaction. Adequate evaluation mandates radiological exploration of the sinus. Management requires complete foreign body removal, surgical drainage of the sinus, and closure of any oroantral communication or fistula.

Keywords: dental implant; foreign body; maxillary sinusitis; oroantral fistula.

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