Five-year follow-up of a root canal filling material in the maxillary sinus: a case report


Batur Y. B. , Ersev H.

ORAL SURGERY ORAL MEDICINE ORAL PATHOLOGY ORAL RADIOLOGY AND ENDODONTOLOGY, cilt.106, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 106 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.tripleo.2008.06.008
  • Dergi Adı: ORAL SURGERY ORAL MEDICINE ORAL PATHOLOGY ORAL RADIOLOGY AND ENDODONTOLOGY

Özet

This report describes the 5-year clinical and radiographic follow-up of an accidental extrusion of a root canal filling material into the maxillary sinus and emphasizes the importance of monitoring of similar cases. The most favorable prognosis is achieved by surgically removing the extruded material from the sinus. Excess zinc oxide-eugenol-based materials in the sinus might cause aspergillosis sinusitis, and this entity often needs many years to develop. In this case, endomethasone was the filling material; however, the patient refused to undergo any surgical intervention. After a follow-up period of 5 years, the patient had no symptoms and radiographic examination disclosed no pathologic changes in the antrum. (Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2008; 106: e54-e56)