Case Report: Ectopic Odontoma of the Nasal Cavity

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Abstract

Ectopic odontomas are a rare disease process and need to be in the differential of the Otolaryngologist and Radiologist. Previous reports reveal the most common location to be the maxilla. We present a rare case of odontoma involving a turbinate causing nasal obstruction and foul-smelling rhinorrhea. Surgical excision is the treatment of choice with an endoscopic approach, if feasible.

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B. Musgrave, R. Stapp, F. Torres and V. Schweitzer, "Case Report: Ectopic Odontoma of the Nasal Cavity," Open Journal of Radiology, Vol. 1 No. 1, 2011, pp. 17-19. doi: 10.4236/ojrad.2011.11003.

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