Edition V04N02 | Year 2014 | Editorial Original Article | Pages 69 to 73
The close relationship between maxillary posterior teeth dental roots and pneumatic cavities poses difficulties in the clinical diagnosis of pathologies in this area. This ar- ticle reports a differential diagnosis of non-odontogenic sinusitis in the region of molars with an intimate rela- tionship with the maxillary sinus mucosa. Diagnosis wasvachieved by means of cone-beam computed tomogra- phy. The correct use of radiological evaluation associat- ed with clinical findings is crucial for the diagnosis of si- nusitis and can avoid unnecessary treatment procedures.
Ponce JB, Guimarães BM, Pinto LC, Nishiyama CK, Almeida ALPF. Differential diagnosis of non-odontogenic sinusitis. Dental Press Endod. 2014 May-Aug;4(2):69-73. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14436/2178-3713.4.2.069-073.oar