Saint Johns, MI
A 33-year-old female asked:
Ct results: minor mucosal changes in the paranasal sinuses seen in the maxillary sinus regions with mucous retention cysts. possible cause?
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Internal Medicine 16 years experience
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 23 years experience
Not to worry: I see a fair proportion of my patients demonstrating these in their sinuses as an incidental finding on ct scan. They very rarely require any sort of surgical intervention and should be differentiated from a mucocele (which are different. Allergies, sinusitis, mucosal irritation lead to these fluid filled "sacs".
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