Wooden Spatula Sinusitis following Maxillary Expansion Surgery

Ta, Ngan, Addison, Alfred and Philpott, Carl (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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Abstract

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: 31 Aug 2020 23:49
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/68085
DOI: 10.1308/rcsann.2018.0169

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