Michael C Locher

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INTRODUCTION Gossypiboma (foreign body granuloma) in the tooth socket as a complication of tooth removal is rare. Several cases of gossypiboma have been reported after orthopedic, abdominal, otorhinolaryngology, or plastic surgery, but there has been only one reported case after oral surgery. CASE PRESENTATION A 42-year-old Caucasian German-speaking Swiss(More)
INTRODUCTION This article presents the case of a 26-year-old woman with tongue cancer. The median age at the diagnosis of the tongue's cancer is 61 years. Only approximately 2% of patients are diagnosed before the age of 35. CASE PRESENTATION Our patient survived acute myeloid leukemia (AML) before her second year. She had been having recurrent, poorly(More)
The operation technique and the results after occipital correction in children with plagiocephaly and scaphocephaly are reported. The indication for the intervention is provided by aesthetic and functional considerations. The outcome is very good; the growth of the skull follows the same range of percentiles as preoperatively and normal mental development(More)
BACKGROUND Survival and success rates of tooth transplantations even after long follow-up periods have been shown to be very high. Nevertheless, it is important to analyse factors potentially influencing these rates. The aim of this study was to assess the influence on success of potential factors. METHODS The research was based on a retrospective(More)
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