Ectopic third molar in the maxillary sinus. Case report.Aust Dent J. 1995 Aug; 40(4):236-7.AD
Ectopic eruption of teeth can occur in a wide variety of sites. These include the mandibular condyle, coronoid process, palate, nasal cavity and maxillary sinus. While this process is unusual, the detection of a third molar in the maxillary antrum is extremely rare. A case is presented of ectopic eruption of a third molar in the left maxillary sinus of a 35-year-old caucasian male giving rise to local morbidity.