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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Tracheostomy-dependent Child With Temporomandibular Ankylosis And Severe Micrognathia Treated By Piezosurgery And Distraction Osteogenesis: Case Report.
Author: de Castro e Silva, Lucas Martins
Pereira Filho, Valfrido Antonio
Vieira, Eduardo Hochuli
Gabrielli, Mário Francisco Real
Abstract: Ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint in children is one the most difficult and complex conditions managed by oral and maxillofacial surgeons, and often leads to some facial deformity. Distraction osteogenesis of the mandible provides an excellent treatment for mandibular airway obstruction in children who do not respond to conservative measures, and allows for early removal of the tracheostomy. We report the case of a 1-year-old boy with severe micrognathia and temporomandibular ankylosis who was dependent on a tracheostomy; he was treated with piezosurgery and mandibular advancement by distraction osteogenesis.
Subject: Ankylosis
Arthroplasty
Follow-up Studies
Humans
Infant
Male
Mandibular Advancement
Micrognathism
Osteogenesis, Distraction
Osteotomy
Piezosurgery
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
Tracheostomy
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2010.10.007
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21074303
Date Issue: 2011
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