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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Metzger, MC; Wagner, KW; Hohlweg-Majert, B; Voss, PJ; Schoen, R; Schmelzeisen, R 
Title:
Diplopia and acute rectus muscle palsy as symptoms of an infected follicular cyst of a maxillary right third molar: a case report. 
Abstract:
Severely impacted third molars have a high risk of developing a dentigerous cyst. Dental cysts in the maxilla can cause acute infection of the maxillary sinus that can involve the orbital cavity. Possible complications of infections of the orbital cavity are eyesight reduction, including blindness, and disseminated infections, including brain abscesses. This article reports on a 53-year-old male patient with diplopia caused by acute rectus inferior muscle palsy as symptoms of an empyema of the m...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Quintessence Int 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
38 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
571-4 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0033-6572 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie