Format

Send to

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
J Maxillofac Surg. 1977 Nov;5(4):241-4.

Utilization of the buccal fat pad for closure of oro-antral and/or oro-nasal communications.

Abstract

Defects in the posterior alveolus and hard palate up to a diameter of 4 cm can sometimes be closed by covering them with the buccal fat pad and grafting the latter with a split thickness skin graft. In addition local flaps may be necessary. 4 cases have been treated so far with complete success.

PMID:
338848
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Loading ...
    Support Center