Nasal tooth

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[edit] Discussion of Nasal tooth

  • Supernumerary tooth located in the nasal cavity.
  • Clinically, an intranasal tooth may be seen as a white mass in the nasal cavity surrounded by granulation tissue and debris.
  • Complications of nasal teeth include rhinitis caseosa, nasal septal perforation, aspergillosis, and naso-oral fistula.
  • Removal of nasal teeth is generally advocated to alleviate the symptoms and prevent complications.

[edit] Imaging Findings for Nasal tooth

  • Radiopaque lesions with the same attenuation as that of the oral teeth.
  • Central radiolucency may be seen and represents the pulp cavity.

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