Pranali Nimonkar

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We evaluated the use of extended nasolabial flaps and coronoidectomy in the management of 47 randomly selected patients with histologically confirmed oral submucous fibrosis. They all had interincisal opening of less than 25 mm and were treated by bilateral release of fibrous bands, coronoidectomy or coronoidotomy, and extended grafting with a nasolabial(More)
PURPOSE This study was performed to measure the total and ionic serum calcium levels and incidence of hypercalcemia in patients with Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC) and its clinical significance and relevance. MATERIALS AND METHODS A randomly selected sample of seventy patients of histologically confirmed Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC) at any of(More)
Myxoid variant of chondrosarcoma is an uncommon potentially lethal malignant tumor which is even rare in pediatric age group. In the present paper, we report one such case of intermediate grade myxoid chondrosarcoma of left side of maxilla in a 12-year-old girl. The present case had a firm, painless, and lobulated growth in premolar-molar region which was(More)
The primary goal of palatoplasty is to achieve a tension-free palatal closure ensuring no postoperative complications. Many surgeons fracture the pterygoid hamulus to minimize tension during palatoplasty. However, this maneuver gained criticism by some authors on the grounds that it may lead to Eustachian Tube dysfunction. Our study intended to figure out(More)
A case of metastasis of lung carcinoma to mandibular gingiva in 46 year old man has been presented here. The patient suffered discomfort due to growth in the lower left molar region with occasional hemorrhage and increased mobility of his lower left molars. After extraction of the teeth curettage was performed and histopathological examination revealed(More)
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