zygomatic buttress

zygomatic buttress

the structural pillar of the mid-face that extends superiorly from the maxillary ridge through the zygomatic bone to the frontal and temporal bones.
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After local anaesthesia, a horizontal incision was made in the free gingiva for a distance of approximately 2 cm over the zygomatic buttress extending through the mucosa, submucosa, and any buccinator muscle fibers (Figure-2A).
A monobloc was created using an osteosynthesis fixation device from the zygomatic buttress to the mandible LeFort I osteotomy was combined with mandibular angle osteotomy and the bloc was distracted using uni-directional distractor.
Clinical examination revealed a moderately large left facial mass extending from infraorbital region to upper lip and from ala of nose to zygomatic buttress region.
Fracture at zygomatic buttress and infraorbital rim (27.
In patients with single processes fracture, the zygomatic buttress was most commonly involved accounting 23.
The Buccal Fat Pad (BFP) was exposed through a horizontal incision posterior to zygomatic buttress through the reflected flap.
We placed two intra oral distractor devices fixated with miniplates at the zygomatic buttress as it is strong enough to secure the device.