maxillectomy

max·il·lec·to·my

(mak-sil-ek'tŏ-mē),
Resection of the maxilla.
[maxilla + G. ektomē, excision]

maxillectomy

A major surgical procedure involving the face, which is most commonly performed to manage squamous cell carcinoma of the region.

Average survival
55%.

Complications
Blood loss, deformity, infections including meningitis.

maxillectomy

surgical removal of the maxilla.
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Unilateral rostral maxillectomy and bilateral rostral mandibulectomy (BRM) with adequate margins have been considered curative surgical procedures and the best approaches to treat this neoplasia (AUER, 2006; WITTE, 2014).
Robinson used horseshoe magnets for the retention of an upper denture and obturator in a total maxillectomy case.
An 80-year-old woman presented with a history of T4N0 mucoepidermoid carcinoma in the nasal cavity (figure 1) treated with maxillectomy with multiple free-flap reconstructions and postoperative radiation approximately 5 years earlier.
Faria (2004) reported that maxillectomy is not the only possible treatment of choice in cases of severe facial injury and was successful in reimplantation of maxilla after traumatic injury in dog but with tip of nose slightly tilted upwards post-operatively.
Key Words: Buccal fat pad, Bichat's fat pad, oral defects, oral defects reconstruction, maxillectomy defects.
Ahmed B, Mehmood H and Yazdanie N, Hollow bulb obturator: A blessing for maxillectomy patients Pak Oral Dent J.
Complete resection using endoscopic approaches (n=20) or open surgery (n=11), for example, lateral rhinotomy with medial maxillectomy, were performed.
A superstructure maxillectomy with left orbital exertion was performed.
1,4) Several approaches have been described, including simple curettage, functional endoscopic sinus surgery, a sublabial Caldwell-Luc type approach, and even radical maxillectomy.
At the age of 52, total maxillectomy was performed for the diagnosis of ACC of the right maxillary sinus.
A left medial maxillectomy and ethmoidectomy was performed.