Wooden spatula sinusitis following maxillary expansion surgery

Ta, Ngan, Addison, Alfred and Philpott, Carl ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1125-3236 (2019) Wooden spatula sinusitis following maxillary expansion surgery. Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 101 (1). e20-e22. ISSN 0035-8843

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Sinusitis is a recognised rare complication of palatine expansion procedures and is usually caused by the presence of an oroantral fistula. We report the first case of unilateral sinusitis as a result of a retained foreign body (a wooden spatula) following a surgically assisted rapid palatine expansion procedure.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: maxillary sinusitis,maxillary expansion,foreign bodies,sinusitis,otorhinolaryngology,surgery ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2700/2733
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2018 16:30
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2022 19:35
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/68085
DOI: 10.1308/rcsann.2018.0169

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