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. 1996;117(1):11-3.

Mucocele of the Maxillary Sinus

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Mucocele of the Maxillary Sinus

O Butugan et al. Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord). .


The maxillary sinus mucocele is a rare condition and it usually presents clinically as a benign tumor. Sixteen patients were evaluated. A previous history of surgery or injury to maxillary sinus was obtained in 12 cases, the diagnosis being confirmed by computed tomography imaging. Recovery is often complete after Caldwell-Luc operation. The authors discuss some important aspects of diagnosis and treatment.

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