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Maxillary Sinus Cyst
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
Why bother?: I can't see image well. Most ENT's I know don't remove maxillary "retention" cysts, unless the think it is cancerous, eroding into bone, or causing infections or pressure by blocking the drainage (OMC obstruction). They are not believed to be painful themselves. Can do surgery through the nostril, or under upper lip. ...Read more
How many mucosal sites are there in the body, can maxillary sinus cyst be more sinister?How can you tell they are inconsequential on scan? Not logical
Unclear question: I do not understand what you mean by mucosal sites. Sinus cysts very common. ...Read more
I'm having a maxillary sinus cyst removed and having sinuses cleaned at same time how should I expect to feel after?
What's the difference between a maxillary sinus cysts (2.5 cm) and a possible (2.5cm) sinus polyp?
The difference is: A "maxillary cyst" likely refers to a maxillary retention cyst arising. Domeshape, from the floor of the maxillary sinus. Benign, asymptomatic, usually self limited, requiring not treatment. A "sinus polyp" is likely related to nasal polyps. Usually the "sinus polyp" is accompanied by other polyps of the nose or ethmoid sinuses. Nasal polyps include nasal congestion, sinusitis, decreased smell. ...Read more
Often unnecessary.: most maxillary sinus cysts are benign and are only found on routine xray examination. They are usually mucous in origin and rarely is the removal recommended. If recommended the procedure involves an incision in the muccobuccal fold area and an entry into the sinus is made with a drill. The cyst is curetted-incision is closed. Minor if any discomfort. An office procedure. ...Read more
See specialist: See an oral ; maxillofacial surgeon. Better able to differentiate these problems. Ent surgeon also a good choice. ...Read more
I wrote the other day about my maxillary sinus cyst, i am havin it rmoved in 2month how do I convince them I have sore palate they say no pain wiv it?
Dental Issues ?: It is possible you may have issues with your teeth. Have them examined by a dentist. ...Read more
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
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