Spindle cell variant squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity: Case presentation and review of literature

Mar 21, 2021 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Spindle cell variant squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity: Case presentation and review of literature

Abstract Spindle cell squamous carcinoma (SpCC) is an exceedingly rare variant of squamous cell carcinoma with unique clinicopathological characteristics. SpCC is an aggressive and rapidly progressive neoplasm, and increased awareness…

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Severe progressive post-traumatic trigeminal neuropathic pain after total temporomandibular joint replacement – A case report

Mar 21, 2021 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Severe progressive post-traumatic trigeminal neuropathic pain after total temporomandibular joint replacement – A case report

Abstract This current case is the first report of severe unilateral (left-sided) post-traumatic trigeminal neuropathic pain involving all branches of the trigeminal nerve after custom-made total temporomandibular joint replacement (TMJR)….

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An approach to marginal mandibulectomy and reconstruction for lower gingival carcinoma: A case report

Mar 21, 2021 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on An approach to marginal mandibulectomy and reconstruction for lower gingival carcinoma: A case report

Abstract Introduction The patients with early stage, clinically node-negative oral squamous cell carcinomas are usually treated with oral surgical excision of primary tumor. Marginal mandibulectomy of posterior mandible is difficult…

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Ectopic salivary tissue of the mandibular condyle: A case report and review of the literature

Mar 21, 2021 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Ectopic salivary tissue of the mandibular condyle: A case report and review of the literature

Abstract Primary ectopic salivary tissue within the mandible (salivary choristoma) is a rare phenomenon. Previous cases of mandibular intraosseous salivary tissue usually arise due to salivary gland tissue perforation through…

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The mystery of the misunderstood plunging ranula: Commentary on ‘Surgical treatment of plunging ranula: Report of three cases and review of literature’

Mar 21, 2021 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The mystery of the misunderstood plunging ranula: Commentary on ‘Surgical treatment of plunging ranula: Report of three cases and review of literature’

Abstract The optimal treatment of plunging ranula does not necessarily involve excision of the ranula. ‘A feature of the literature [about ranula] is the limited experience of most authors. The…

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Custom made zygomatic arch and total alloplastic temporomandibular joint after gun shot injury: A case report

Mar 21, 2021 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Custom made zygomatic arch and total alloplastic temporomandibular joint after gun shot injury: A case report

Abstract Gunshot wounds to the face result in substantial loss of bone and soft tissues, which leads to significant functional and aesthetic deficits. Management of facial gunshot wounds remains controversial,…

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Reducing transmission of COVID-19 using a continuous negative pressure operative field barrier during oral maxillofacial surgery

Mar 21, 2021 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Reducing transmission of COVID-19 using a continuous negative pressure operative field barrier during oral maxillofacial surgery

Abstract Oral and maxillofacial surgery in patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19, presents a high risk of exposure and cross contamination to the operative room personnel. We designed, simulated and…

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