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An unusual cause of a facial swelling.

Scott N, Bater A, Wilson A - J Surg Case Rep (2012)

Bottom Line: This article discusses a rare cause of facial swelling secondary to an ectopic mandibular third molar and highlights the important of not overlooking plain radiographs when investigating facial swellings.

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Affiliation: Basingstoke and North Hampshire NHS Foundation Trust, UK.

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OPG showing ectopic wisdom tooth and cyst (denoted by arrow).
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fig2: OPG showing ectopic wisdom tooth and cyst (denoted by arrow).

Mentions: Following on from this an orthopantomogram (OPG) demonstrated an impacted wisdom tooth in the left mandibular condyle with associated cystic expansion of the surrounding cortical bone (Fig. 2).


An unusual cause of a facial swelling.

Scott N, Bater A, Wilson A - J Surg Case Rep (2012)

OPG showing ectopic wisdom tooth and cyst (denoted by arrow).
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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fig2: OPG showing ectopic wisdom tooth and cyst (denoted by arrow).
Mentions: Following on from this an orthopantomogram (OPG) demonstrated an impacted wisdom tooth in the left mandibular condyle with associated cystic expansion of the surrounding cortical bone (Fig. 2).

Bottom Line: This article discusses a rare cause of facial swelling secondary to an ectopic mandibular third molar and highlights the important of not overlooking plain radiographs when investigating facial swellings.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Basingstoke and North Hampshire NHS Foundation Trust, UK.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus