floor of orbit

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floor of or·bit

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the floor of the orbit; the shortest of the four walls of the orbit, sloping upward from the orbital margin; it is composed of the maxilla and orbital process of the palatine bone.
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CT scan showed a soft tissue mass arising from Left maxillary antrum extending into the left nasal cavity with erosion of medial wall of maxillary sinus & inferior wall of orbit and lateral nasal bone.
Superiorly it was extending upto inferior wall of orbit laterally upto nasal cavity and involving whole of left side maxilla.
CONCLUSION: Our case is consistent with three entities: a huge ameloblastoma that is arising from maxilla and involving left side nasal cavity and inferior wall of orbit of same side, a rare mixed pattern of solid and cystic type, histopathology showing plexiform and cellular subtype, surgical approach with extended weber furgusson incision for total maxillectomy and patient rehabilitation with proshesis.