Ectopic intranasal tooth in a child with labiopalatoschizis: A rare case

Rano Aditomo
ORL-HNS Departement, Medical Faculty, Sultan Agung Islamic University
Gabrina Selvi Yanuarista
Medical Faculty, Sultan Agung Islamic University
Yayun Siti Rochmah
Oral Surgery Departement, Dendistry Faculty, Sultan Agung Islamic University
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  • Submited: May 2, 2023
  • Published: July 3, 2023


Ectopic teeth is a rare case in clinical practice. Intranasal teeth is particularly related to osteomyelitis, traumatic impaction and squamous cell carcinoma. Surgery is chosen to prevent these complications. This case report presents a 16 year old boy with ectopic intranasal tooth and labiopalatoschizis. The patient came with epistaxis as the major symptom. Endoscopic endonasal approach is the most common technique in patients with ectopic intranasal teeth due to its safety and outcomes are cosmetically satisfying.



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Aditomo, R., Selvi Yanuarista, G., & Siti Rochmah, Y. (2023). Ectopic intranasal tooth in a child with labiopalatoschizis: A rare case. Ethiopian Medical Journal, 61(3). Retrieved from

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