Investigation of the accessory maxillary ostium: a congenital variation or acquired defect?


Soylemez U. P. O. , ATALAY B.

DENTOMAXILLOFACIAL RADIOLOGY, vol.50, no.6, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1259/dmfr.20200575
  • Title of Journal : DENTOMAXILLOFACIAL RADIOLOGY
  • Keywords: Accessory maxillary ostium, maxillary sinus, sinusitis, computed tomography, variation, NITRIC-OXIDE, ANATOMY, SINUS, ASSOCIATION, PREVALENCE, MUCUS

Abstract

Objective: We sought to determine whether an accessory maxillary ostium (AMO) is a congenital or acquired condition and we investigated concomitant sinus pathologies associated with this structure.