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J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2002 Aug;30(4):226-9.

Treatment of severe mandibular prognathism in combination with maxillary hypoplasia: case report.

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  • 1Department of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Fukui Medical University, Matsuoka, Fukui, Japan. stom@fmsrsa.fukui-med.ac.jp

Abstract

We performed a Le Fort I osteotomy and sagittal split ramus osteotomy (Obwegeser-Dal Pont) combined with mandibular anterior segmental osteotomy without tooth extraction for a patient with severe mandibular prognathism accompanied by a hypoplastic maxilla, anterior open bite and normal anterior mandibular vertical dimension. The results of facial appearance and occlusion were excellent. This combined surgical method appears to be satisfactory for treating severe mandibular prognathism with hypoplastic maxilla.

Copyright 2002 European Association for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery. Published by Elsevier Science Ltd.

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12231203
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