Caldwell Luc Approach in Extirpation of Dentigerous Maxillary Cyst on 13 Year Old Boy with Odontogenic Sinusitis: A Case Report

  • Teuku Husni T. R. Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Zainoel Abidin General Hospital, Banda Aceh
  • Rahmawati Ega Suharno Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Zainoel Abidin General Hospital, Banda Aceh
Keywords: Dentigerous maxillary cyst, ectopic teeth, odontogenic sinusitis, Caldwell Luc

Abstract

Background: Dentigerous cyst is an oral fluid formed between the crown tooth formed and the enamel epithelium which is reduced, and is associated with impaction or developing teeth, appearing slowly and benignly. Dentigerous cyst can occur in odontogenic sinusitis if there is a secondary infection. Purpose: Author presents this case to show Caldwell Luc procedure extirpation of dentigerous maxillary cyst with odontogenic sinusitis on a boy. Case Report: One case of dentigerous cyst with an ectopic right maxillary canine tooth in a 13 year old boy who presented with sinusitis. Methods: Using PubMed, Wiley Online Library, Semantic Scholar, Dental Sciences, ResearchGate and Hand searching to search for the evidence. Result: Three valid prognostic articles were appraised for the validity, importance, and applicability in my clinical scenario. Conclusion: In this evidence-based case report, selection of the type of surgery for dentigerous maxillary cyst can be extirpated by Caldwell Luc procedure combined with impacted tooth extraction. It was found that Caldwell Luc procedure combined with impacted tooth extraction had high success rate and prevent recurrences of dentigerous maxilarry cyst.

Published
2021-01-01