|LETTER TO EDITOR
|Year : 2017 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 27
Idiopathic antral exostoses: Comments
Shveta Chauhan1, Anubhav Chauhan2
1 Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Pine Castle, Near Mist Chamber, Khalini, Shimla, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar Govt. Medical College, Nahan, Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh, India
|Date of Web Publication||17-Mar-2017|
Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar Govt. Medical College, Nahan, Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh
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|How to cite this article:|
Chauhan S, Chauhan A. Idiopathic antral exostoses: Comments. J Oral Maxillofac Radiol 2017;5:27
We read with great interest the excellent article by Akay et al. We applaud the authors on diagnosing and managing the rare entity, but would like to make an important note.
Exostoses leading to visual deterioration as a result of optic nerve atrophy has also been reported, and hence, in a setting where exostoses of the head and neck region is detected, a mandatory ophthalmic examination should be carried out.
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Akay G, Demirel O, Peker I, Gungor K, Alkurt MT, Ucok O. Idiopathic antral exostoses: Two rare cases in maxillary sinus. J Oral Maxillofac Radiol 2016;4:40-3. [Full text]
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