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Volume 19, Number 2, June 2007

Intranasal Wisdom Tooth

Machiko Kinoshita, Jouji Nomura, Shigeaki Yanase, Tohru Tokuda, Yasuhiro Ohnishi, Yoshihiko Matsumura, Toshiro Tagawa
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Mie University, Mie, Japan

Abstract
An intranasal wisdom tooth in a 61-year-old female is reported. From 1980 to date, 35 cases of intranasal teeth have been reported, mostly in patients less than 40 years of age. Anterior teeth accounted for the majority. This is the first report of a wisdom tooth presenting in the nasal cavity.

Key words: Molar, third, Nasal cavity, Tooth eruption, ectopic

Asian J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007;19:118-121.
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