R. V. Kishore Kumar

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PURPOSE To evaluate the sinuses in the cervicofacial region and to identify the focus of infection. It is also to help the clinician in differentiating the sinuses' of odontogenic and nonodontogenic focus of infection. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study has been conducted in 200 patients, aged between 11 and 77 years for a period of 6 and a half years at(More)
Sympathetic ophthalmia (SO), also known assympathetic uveitis, is a rare bilateral granulomatous panuveitis that occurs after a penetrating injury to an eye. After injury from either surgery or accident, a variable period of time passes before a sight-threatening inflammation develops in both the eyes. The disease usually responds rapidly to corticosteroid(More)
INTRODUCTION Mandibular fractures represent approximately two-thirds of all the maxillofacial fractures (nearly 70%) out of which fractures of mandibular angle represent for 26-35%. AIM OF THE STUDY The aim of this study is to compare the transoral and extraoral (submandibular) approaches for fixation of mandibular angle fractures. OBJECTIVES OF STUDY(More)
Craniofacial osteosarcoma is a relatively rare entity comprising about 6.5-7% of all osteosarcomas, whereas it is reported to be one of the most common malignancies of long bones. We present a case of chondroblastic variant of osteosarcoma (COS) of the maxilla in an 18 year-old-girl. She was treated with a subtotal maxillectomy and later referred for(More)
PURPOSE This prospective study was conducted to evaluate the bone regeneration capacity of synthetic hydroxyapatite mixed with autogenous bone marrow aspirate when used as a bone graft substitute in maxillo-mandibular osseous defects. METHODS This study included nine patients with histopathalogically proven benign osteolytic lesions in maxilla and(More)
INTRODUCTION Functional and cosmetic defects in maxillofacial region are caused by various ailments like trauma, neoplasm, developmental, infections and iatrogenic causes. Reconstruction of these defects with free flaps remains the gold standard but demerits like need for surgical expertise and equipment, prolonged duration of surgery, compliance of the(More)
Chondrosarcoma of mandibular condyle is an extremely rare clinical entity with only 18 cases reported till date. We report a rare case of central myxoid chondrosarcoma in a 7 year old male child with a complaint of slow growing bony hard swelling of left mandibular condyle. Panoramic radiography and CT scan revealed a 5×3cm osteosclerotic and osteolytic(More)
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