Giorgio Matarazzo

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Tripod displaced zygomatic fractures are generally treated with rigid internal fixation at the intraorbital rim (IOR), frontozygomatic (FZ) suture, and zygomaticomaxillary buttress. Intraorbital rim fixation is associated with complaints of poor esthetic results and miniplate intolerance. Although different solutions were previously reported as 2-point(More)
The adamantinoma is characterized by a high rate of local recurrence. Because of this peculiarity, radical treatment is generally preferred than conservative surgery. Resection with free margins is associated with lower risk of recurrence but is not recurrence free; thus, the importance of long and scrupulous follow-up is evident. The aim of this study was(More)
Injuries in civil aviation can occur as a consequence of work-related accidents happening in airport. The ground crew can sustain slips, trips, falls, and machinery accidents. Most such accidents are observed when aircraft is departing. This clinical report describes a case of an airport ground assistant severely injured by a helicopter after the strike(More)
The antimuscarinic effect of scopolamine causes a reduction of salivary secretion, so it can be used successfully in postoperative parotid surgery. The aim of this article was to demonstrate the efficiency of postoperative use of scopolamine transdermal patch in reduction of complications due to the presence of saliva in the surgical spaces.
Only few cases of extraparotid localizations of pleomorphic adenoma (PA) were reported in literature: at the lips, tonsils of the tongue, the occipital area and of the nasal septum, retropharyngeal area, temporal bone, and the thyroglossal and pituitary ducts.The finding of a PA in the minor salivary glands of the cheek was described only in 2 cases during(More)
Branchial cleft anomalies are the second most common congenital head and neck lesions to arise in the neck.Second branchial cleft cyst typically presents as a nontender, painless, smooth, and round neck mass located along the upper third of the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle which may acutely increase in size after an upper respiratory(More)
Recurrent pleomorphic adenoma (RPA) of the parotid gland represents a challenging task for maxillofacial surgeons. The role of radiotherapy in the treatment of RPA of the parotid gland has been studied in previous experiences, and its use has been considered questionable. The aims of our article were to analyze and illustrate a case of RPA, initially(More)
The great auricular nerve, the largest sensory branch of the cervical plexus, arises from the third cervical nerve (C3) with irregular contribution from the C2. The first part of its course is deep to the sternocleidomastoid muscle. In few years, many experiences by different authors concerning the issue of great auricular nerve integrity during(More)
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