Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 12

Carcinoma of Maxillary Antrum: A Rare Case Report

Isha Balmuchu, Nishant Kumar*, Basavaraj T Bhagawati and Sanjita Srivastava

Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Surendera Dental College and Research Institute, Sriganganagar, Rajasthan, India

*Corresponding Author: Nishant Kumar, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Surendera Dental College and Research Institute, Sriganganagar, Rajasthan, India.

Received: November 02, 2022; Published: November 16, 2022

Abstract

Maxillary sinus squamous cell carcinoma is a rare aggressive tumor, usually diagnosed at a progressive stage, and most patients present with extreme poor prognosis and poor survival rates. In this article, we report a case of a patient who presented with pain and swelling in the left maxillary region. The symptoms of maxillary sinus carcinoma can be non-specific, leading to late diagnosis. It is pertinent for the maxillofacial physician to be aware of these sinus pathologies and arrive at an early diagnosis to improve the survival rate.

Keywords:Maxillary Antrum; Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Tumor

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Citation

Citation: Nishant Kumar., et al. “Carcinoma of Maxillary Antrum: A Rare Case Report".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 6.12 (2022): 86-89.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Nishant Kumar., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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