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A young boy with amenoblastoma or ectopic tooth in the maxillary sinus?

A young boy arrived at hospital because of cheek swelling. Computed tomographic imaging revealed an ectopic tooth in front of left maxillary sinus wall. However we did not know whether or not having the presence of ameloblastoma inside the maxillary sinus because the ectopic tooth could not cause the formation of a mucocele and the destruction of the bony floor of the maxillary sinus. So that, we must make two different choices in which the ameloblastoma is the second diagnosis.

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