International Journal of Morphology
versión On-line ISSN 0717-9502
FUENTES FERNANDEZ, Ramón; GARAY CARRASCO, Ivonne y BORIE ECHEVARRIA, Eduardo. Presence of Mucus Retention Cysts in Maxillary Sinus Detected by Panoramic Radiographs on Patients of Temuco, Chile. Int. J. Morphol. [online]. 2008, vol.26, n.3, pp. 697-699. ISSN 0717-9502. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-95022008000300030.
Mucus retention cyst are a pathology with very low frequency in maxillary sinus, but easy to detect in panoramic radiographs. The aim of this study was quantify mucocele cases in maxillary sinus along five months, detecting their frequency by age and sex. It was found a prevalence of 2.06%, noting more frequently in male sex and with an average age of 30. All cases were presented without previous symptomatology.
Palabras clave : Mucus retention cyst; Maxillary sinus; Panoramic radiographs.