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A 43-year-old female asked:

Can a mucous retention cyst in the inferior aspect of the left max sinus cause unilateral ptosis? ct also shows thickening of several ethmoid air cell

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Dr. Nick Debnath
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
No: No, very unlikely. Mucous retention cysts in the sinuses are very common. The ethmoid thickening is also unlikely to cause the issue. I would look for another reason for the ptosis.

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Last updated May 11, 2017

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