Mohamed Maamoun El-Sheikh

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Longstanding unilateral temporomandibular joint ankylosis, which starts during the active growth period in early childhood, results in facial asymmetry. Three problems are encountered: the ankylosed joint; the asymmetric face and, occasionally, upper airway obstruction. Simultaneous surgery was performed on 27 patients to release the joint ankylosis and to(More)
This paper describes our experience in the treatment of 10 patients with bilateral longstanding temporomandibular joint ankylosis occurring during the active growth period and causing severe bird face deformity. The clinical manifestations were: (1) upper airway obstruction in the form of either severe night snoring or obstructive sleep apnoea; (2)(More)
Dental prostheses labeled with the patient's name and further unique identifiers such as gender, phone number, address, job and national identity number may play an important role in forensic casework's. This article describes a new technique for placing identification tags within the acrylic or metallic removable dentures in a simple and cheap way that(More)
Nine patients with vascular malformations of the jaw bones, 4 affecting the mandible, 2 affecting both jaws and 3 affecting the maxilla only. Four lesions were of the high flow type and 5 were of low flow type. Our experience in the management of these lesions is presented together with the possible complications.
This article describes a modified technique for the use of free non-vascularized split ribs (bound together in the form of a tight bundle), to reconstruct different types of mandibular defects. Experience gained over the last 4 years in treating 38 patients with different pathological lesions is presented. The procedure, carried out simultaneously with bone(More)
This is a review of 204 patients with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis treated according to a definitive protocol in the Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Department of the Alexandria University Hospital during the period 1990-1996 with a follow-up varying from 1.5 to 7 years. A history of trauma was confirmed in 98% of cases. Patients were grouped into: (1)(More)
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