J Korean Assoc Maxillofac Plast Reconstr Surg.  2013 Jan;35(1):60-65.

Delayed Occurrence of Maxillary Sinusitis after Simultaneous Maxillary Sinus Augmentation and Implant: A Case Report and Literature Review

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  • 1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dankook University College of Dentistry, Korea. lee201@dankook.ac.kr

Abstract

The maxillary floor sinus augmentation is considered as a safe and predictable procedure to ensure optimal implant placement. However, this procedure may have a variety of intra-surgical or post-surgical complications, also the major drawback of the procedure is deemed maxillary sinusitis. This case is a very unusual delayed occurrence of acute maxillary sinusitis after simultaneous maxillary sinus augmentation, using xenograft and implant placement. This report describes a serious complication of the maxillary sinus augmentation.

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Maxillary floor sinus augmentation; Implant; Maxillary sinusitis
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