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Two stage reconstruction of a TMJ following excision of synovial chondromatosis is described. The condylar stump was used in combination with a glenoid fossa implant by performing a unilateral osteotomy 6 months after the tumor was excised. This technique might be considered in other situations that require a total joint replacement.
An 11-year-old girl had many features of the nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome. Extensive cysts of the maxilla and mandible were treated with marsupialization and secondary enucleation that resulted in a gradual but significant response. Long-term observation will be necessary to detect the possible development of either basal cell carcinomas or the(More)
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