• Inflammatory swelling of the cheek is an extremely rare complication of antral sinusitis. When such swelling occurs, a diagnostic search for a specific coexisting condition must be made. The differential diagnosis includes a postsurgical or posttraumatic defect in the anterior antral wall; an unusual fungal, granulomatous, or neoplastic disease of the maxillary sinus; dental infection; or dacryocystitis.
(Arch Otolaryngol 1982;108:507-508)
Shugar JMA, Som PM, Robbins A, Biller HF. Maxillary Sinusitis as a Cause of Cheek Swelling: A Rare Occurrence. Arch Otolaryngol. 1982;108(8):507–508. doi:10.1001/archotol.1982.00790560045013
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