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A 41-year-old female asked:

What is a small retention cyst in the left maxillary sinus?

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Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 32 years experience
Mucus cyst of sinus: A mucus retention cyst is a common variant seen on ct scans. This is mucus trapped under the mucus membrane lining the sinus. This creates a raised cyst in the sinus typically with no symptoms. Most of the time, no intervention is needed.
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Last updated Mar 10, 2019


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