Sinusitis is a recognised rare complication of palatine expansion procedures and is usually caused by the presence of an oroantral fistula. We report the first case of unilateral sinusitis as a result of a retained foreign body (a wooden spatula) following a surgically assisted rapid palatine expansion procedure.
|Journal||Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England|
|Early online date||5 Oct 2018|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 2019|
- maxillary sinusitis
- Maxillary expansion
- Foreign bodies