A rare case of maxillary sinus cancer that involve the orbit and adjacent structures

  • Atish Kundu Rama Dental College and Hospital, Kanpur
  • Sardar Singh Yadav Rama Dental College and Hospital, Kanpur
  • Vinay Kumar Rama Dental College and Hospital, Kanpur
  • Anurag Vats Rama Dental College and Hospital, Kanpur
Keywords: Maxillary Sinus, Carcinoma, orbital floor, Craniofacial resection, reconstruction


43year old male diagnosed as case of Maxillary sinus cancer that involved the orbit. CT scan of face revealed large ill defined extensively infiltrated soft tissue mass of 7*5*4.4 cm in maxillary sinus which extended to infratemporal fossa and erosion of floor of the right orbit with infiltration of right inferior rectus muscle. The prognosis of maxillary sinus cancer with involvement adjacent structures is not very good (usually diagnosed at an advanced stage), so to attain an improved result it was essential to secure adequate resection of margins. So we followed a standard treatment protocol that was total maxillectomy with orbital exenteration, followed by postoperative radiation therapy.

Author Biographies

Atish Kundu, Rama Dental College and Hospital, Kanpur

Reader, Head and Neck Surgery Unit

Vinay Kumar, Rama Dental College and Hospital, Kanpur

Junior Resident

Anurag Vats, Rama Dental College and Hospital, Kanpur

Junior Resident


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How to Cite
Kundu, A., Yadav, S. S., Kumar, V., & Vats, A. (2021). A rare case of maxillary sinus cancer that involve the orbit and adjacent structures. UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF DENTAL SCIENCES, 6(3), 88-91. https://doi.org/10.21276/ujds.2020.6.3.16