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10 September 2023: Articles

Inverted Maxillary Third Molar Impaction within the Maxillary Sinus: A Rare Case Report

Unusual clinical course

Alaa Waleed Alqutub B*

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.941859

Am J Case Rep 2023; 24:e941859

Table 1. Reported cases of inverted maxillary third molar impactions in the current literature.

AuthorsYearNumber of reported casesManagement of inverted maxillary impaction
Gold J and Demby N1973Single case -First reportedSurgical removal of the impaction and the attached dentigerous cyst
Held HW1979Single caseSurgical removal
AlShamrani SM2001Two casesConservatively managed
Pai V, et al2008Single caseConservatively managed
Yuvaraj and Agarwal GD2011Single caseTrans-alveolar surgical extraction
Chhabra S, et al2012Single caseRemoval by lateral transposition method
Togoo RA2013Single caseNo treatment
Ching-Yi C, et al2014Single caseTrans-alveolar surgical extraction
Abu-Mostafa N, et al2015Single case-bilateralConservatively managed
Popli G, et al2016Single caseTrans-alveolar surgical extraction
Sachdeva SK, et al2016Single caseConservatively managed
Kaur S and Singh R2018Single caseConservatively managed
Agarwal P, et al2019Five casesTwo managed surgically – three conservatively managed
Faraz A, at al2020Single caseTrans-alveolar surgical extraction

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