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Ectopic infraorbital nerve in a maxillary sinus septum: another potentially dangerous variant for sinus surgery

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P Mailleux ,

Department of Medical Imaging
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O Desgain,

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Clinique St Luc, Bouge, Belgium
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M I Ingabire

Department of Medical Imaging
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Abstract

We report on two patients with ectopic infraorbital nerve and canal located in a maxillary sinus septum. This very rare anatomic variation may possibly generate complications during sinus surgery if it passes unnoticed during the preoperative CT work-up.

How to Cite: Mailleux P, Desgain O, Ingabire MI. Ectopic infraorbital nerve in a maxillary sinus septum: another potentially dangerous variant for sinus surgery. Journal of the Belgian Society of Radiology. 2010;93(6):308–9. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/jbr-btr.347
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Published on 07 Jun 2010.
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