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Case Reports in Dentistry
Volume 2013, Article ID 834715, 6 pages
Case Report

An Odontoma Found in the Wake of Maxillary Sinusitis Onset

Division of Medicine, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine and Engineering, University of Yamanashi, 1110 Shimokato Chuo, Chuo-shi, Yamanashi 409-3898, Japan

Received 23 October 2013; Accepted 13 November 2013

Academic Editors: A. I. Abdalla, A. C. B. Delbem, A. Kasaj, and A. Milosevic

Copyright © 2013 Megumi Sotobori et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Sinusitis of dental origin is a relatively frequent entity, and odontomas are considered to be the most common odontogenic tumors of the oral cavity. Eruption and infection of odontomas are extremely rare. Here, we report an interesting case where odontoma was found in the wake of the maxillary sinusitis onset.