Treatment Strategy for Odontogenic Sinusitis.

CONCLUSIONS: Two-thirds of the patients with OS caused by dental caries and periapical abscess were cured with dental treatment and medical management without ESS. We recommend dental treatment and medical management first in OS caused by dental caries and periapical abscess. However, we recommend early ESS in patients with smoking habits and severe CT findings of the sinus. PMID: 32722916 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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