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Maxillary neoplasm

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Contributors: Paul C. Bryson MD
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Synopsis

Abnormal growths of the maxilla, including the upper jaw, sections of the orbit, and the maxillary sinus. May be malignant or benign. Classification of involved tumors is varied and may include osteosarcoma, osteoma, adenomatoid odontogenic, odontogenic keratocyst, Langerhans cell histiocytosis, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and adenocarcinoma. Common findings include facial and teeth abnormalities, facial edema, jaw / oral pain, paresthesias, epistaxis, dyspnea, dysphagia, and weight loss. Surgery may be required.

Codes

ICD10CM:
C31.0 – Malignant neoplasm of maxillary sinus

SNOMEDCT:
126676009 – Neoplasm of maxillary sinus

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Last Updated: 03/29/2017
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Maxillary neoplasm : Facial edema, Jaw pain, Mouth pain, Dysphagia, Dyspnea, Epistaxis, Paresthesias, Teeth abnormalities
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