hemimaxillectomy

hemimaxillectomy

surgical removal of one entire side of the upper jaw, including the premaxilla, maxilla and hard palate. Usually carried out in removal of neoplasms.
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After a complete examination of the patient, the surgical resection of the tumor and hemimaxillectomy were performed under general anesthesia.
Left hemimaxillectomy was performed including a wide excision of the tumor, and the specimen was sent for histopathological examination.
We performed a radical hemimaxillectomy that extended to the orbit, which allowed for radical excision of the tumor.
Movement of abutments by removable partial denture frameworks with a hemimaxillectomy obturator.
1,2] En bloc resection or hemimaxillectomy may be required to eradicate disease in some cases owing to the extent and involvement of adjacent structures.
CONCLUSION: Though it is difficult to improve the quality of life for hemimaxillectomy patients compared with patients with conventional prostheses, this can be achieved with skill, knowledge and experience of specialists.
Prosthodontic management of dentate hemimaxillectomy patient: a case report.
The treatment of CEOT has ranged from simple enucleation or curettage to radical and extensive resection, such as hemimandibulectomy or hemimaxillectomy.