A member 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 answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

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.

Answered 5/11/2017



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