Displacement of a maxillary third molar into the infratemporal fossa: case report.

@article{Dimitrakopoulos2007DisplacementOA,
  title={Displacement of a maxillary third molar into the infratemporal fossa: case report.},
  author={Ioannis Dimitrakopoulos and Maria Papadaki},
  journal={Quintessence international},
  year={2007},
  volume={38 7},
  pages={607-10}
}
The case of a maxillary third molar displaced into the infratemporal fossa, with difficulty in localization due to the synchronous creation of oroantral communication, is described in this article. The patient was referred to the oral and maxillofacial department and underwent successful surgical treatment through an intraoral access. The causes of tooth displacement into the infratemporal fossa, the aid of a computerized tomography (CT) scan in tooth localization, and the difficulty in… CONTINUE READING

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