An Unusual Foreign Body in the Maxillary Antrum: A Case Report and Pertinent Review of Literature

Amit S Date, Mukul N Padhye, Vaibhav D Shah, Mukund J Vandekar, N.S. Yadav
2014 Journal of Orofacial Research  
Maxillary sinus is the largest of the paranasal sinuses and occupies the body of Maxilla. It is pyramidal in shape with base toward lateral wall of nose and apex directed laterally into the zygomatic process. It is roof is formed by the floor of the orbit and grooved by infraorbital nerve. Foreign bodies may present in the paranasal sinuses through a variety of traumatic and iatrogenic events. We describe a case where a sharp foreign body penetrated into the maxillary sinus. We used the open
more » ... gical approach, for the removal of sinus foreign body.
doi:10.5005/jp-journals-10026-1142 fatcat:edzjcgq74jgjrhkrff4gzcjaoe