reactive bone fomation following enucleation of Apical Cyst in Maxillary Sinus

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Posted on By Omid Moghaddas In Sinus Augmentation

35 year old female with chief comolaint if bad breath , mobility and pumping of tooth no.16( maxilllary right first molar) and pus inthe area. after extraction there was a huge pus discharge. after flap and enucleation of cyst in the sinus , buccal fat pad was used to cover the area with primary closure. in the second cbct after 6 months for evaluation of the site for second surgery, bone formation in a bit different manner was seen.
any thoughts on this would be appreciated.
Regards
Omid

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post -op after 6 months

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Did you graft at the time? Looks atypical. Would monitor it. Thanks Dr. Salama


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No graft at all. It seems to be reactive bone formation! Maybe due to Buccal fat pad !
Thanks Mo


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