In case of a resection, appropriate and concise terms to be used would be mandibulectomy or maxillectomy
with a prefix indicating the extent (hemi-, partial, or total).
Sinonasal teratocarcinosarcoma: a rare clinical entity managed by medial maxillectomy
and adjuvant chemoradiation.
(9.) Dos Santos DM, de Caxias FP, Bitencourt SB, Turcio KH, Pesqueira AA, Goiato MC Oral rehabilitation of patients after maxillectomy
. A systematic review.
via a lateral rhinotomy was performed and medial and lateral walls of maxilla were removed.
(42,43) In 2010, Moreno et al (43) compared microvascular free flap reconstruction and palatal obturator reconstruction for maxillectomy
defects and concluded that better functional outcomes were associated with free flap reconstruction.
Quality of Life in Advanced Maxillary Sinus Cancer After Radical Versus Conservative Maxillectomy
. J Craniofac Surg.
A modified classification for the maxillectomy
or palatal fenestrations are recommended for the treatment of lesions that are bigger and infiltrated to the bone, while for the lesions that are clinically and radiographically asymptomatic, it is recommended to treat with only soft tissue excision.
The patient underwent endoscopic sinus surgery with a medial inferior left endoscopic maxillectomy
. The mucoceles were drained via a sublabial approach and endoscopic right mucopyocele drainage.
Surgery must be aggressive, and partial mandibulectomy or maxillectomy
is often necessary.
The patient underwent an inferior partial maxillectomy
, and a prefabricated palatal obturator prosthesis was used for the reconstruction.
is performed for radical treatment of maxillary malignant tumors leading to serious problems in mastication, swallowing, speech, and facial esthetics.