Maxillary sinusitis after sinus lift due to gemella morbillorum: Antibiotic and surgical treatment

Giada Anna Beltramini, Francesco C. Laganà, Aldo B. Giannì, Alessandro Baj

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Abstract

Sinus lift is a predictable procedure for increasing alveolar bone height in the posterosuperior alveolar regions to allow oral prosthetic rehabilitation. Several complications have been documented in the literature and vary from sinus membrane perforation to maxillary rhinosinusitis. The authors present a case of Gemella morbillorum acute sinusitis after sinus lift surgery. The purpose of this report is to describe the surgical and pharmacological management of a patient allergic to penicillin.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Craniofacial Surgery
Volume24
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2013

Keywords

  • Antibiotic therapy
  • Endoscopy
  • Gemella morbillorum
  • Maxillary sinus floor augmentation
  • Maxillary sinusitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Surgery

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