Orthognathic surgery in irradiated patient: a case report and literature review

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma represent one type of lymphatic tissue malignant neoplasm. Current treatment of this pathology includes chemotherapy and radiotherapy of the affected fields. It is well-known that a bone injury after radiotherapy can induce osteonecrosis of the jaws.

A case of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and posterior orthognathic surgery is reported. A male, 33 years old diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma treated successfully two years ago with chemotherapy and radiotherapy of the neck and mediastinum (mandible included). Posterior diagnosis of severe obstructive sleep apnea syndrome lead to surgical treatment. A bimaxillary orthognathic surgery counter clockwise rotation was performed.

One year follow-up report and literature review concerning orthognathic surgery in irradiated tissue and hyperbaric pre and post-surgical therapy.

Conflict of interest: None declared.

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Feb 5, 2018 | Posted by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery | Comments Off on Orthognathic surgery in irradiated patient: a case report and literature review
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