Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Keystone Flap

Mar 10, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Keystone Flap

Key points • The keystone flap is a random pattern multiperforator-based island advancement flap. • Perforator-based island flaps derive their blood supply from 1 or multiple vascular perforating branches that…

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Rhomboid Flap

Mar 10, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Rhomboid Flap

Key points • The rhomboid flap is a workhorse flap for reconstruction of facial and head and neck defects based on the transposition flap design. • The rhomboid excision (60°…

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Bilobed Flaps

Mar 10, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Bilobed Flaps

Key points • Bilobed flaps are excellent local reconstructive options for nasal dorsum, tip, and sidewall defects. • The bilobed flap can be applied to other areas of the face…

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The Facial Skin Defect

Mar 10, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The Facial Skin Defect

Key points • Reconstruction of facial skin defects regardless of cause has important psychosocial implications, and multiple factors must be considered when choosing the final reconstructive plan. • Photography is…

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The Nasolabial Flap

Mar 10, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The Nasolabial Flap

Key points • This article highlights the history, applications, and versatility of the nasolabial flap. • Variations of flap design, harvest, and inset are described. • The reader is presented…

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Severe drug-induced gingival enlargement and periodontitis: A case series with clinical presentation and management

Mar 3, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Severe drug-induced gingival enlargement and periodontitis: A case series with clinical presentation and management

Abstract Gingival enlargement (GE) is a condition in which the size of the gingiva increases in response to inflammation, systemic disease, or certain medications including anticonvulsants, calcium-channel blockers, and immunosuppressants….

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Retrobulbar hemorrhage following tooth extraction: Case report & anatomical correlation

Mar 3, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Retrobulbar hemorrhage following tooth extraction: Case report & anatomical correlation

Abstract Retrobulbar hemorrhage (RBH) is a rare but potentially devastating complication that can lead to permanent vision loss. Prompt identification and appropriate intervention are critical to avoid irreversible blindness. Practitioners…

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A case of dyskeratosis congenita with squamous cell carcinoma of the maxilla: A case report and review of the literature

Mar 3, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A case of dyskeratosis congenita with squamous cell carcinoma of the maxilla: A case report and review of the literature

Abstract Dyskeratosis congenita (DC) is commonly diagnosed clinically with three classic findings of 1) oral leukoplakia, 2) nail dystrophy, and 3) abnormal skin pigmentation. It is commonly associated with bone…

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Chin

Feb 9, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Chin

Chin augmentation with implants is the most frequently performed facial implant surgery. It has long been considered a simple procedure, often done in the office setting, and one that always…

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