Mucus retention cyst of the maxillary sinus: the endoscopic approach
: T. Hadar, J. Shvero, B. I. Nageris, E. Yaniv
: Blackwell Synergy
Benign mucosal cyst of the maxillary sinus results
from the accumulation of mucus within the soft tissue
that lines the sinuses as a result of obstruction of a
duct or gland within the epithelial layer. The reported
incidence is 1.4Ã¢â‚¬â€œ9.6%,1Ã¢â‚¬â€œ5 and it is usually discovered
incidentally on plain radiograph or computed tomogram
(CT) of the sinuses or on panoramic radiography.
1,3,6 Radiographically, the cyst is a rounded,
dome-shaped, soft tissue mass, most commonly situated
on the floor of the maxillary sinus; it often contains
clear, yellowish fluid.
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