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Commonly used staging procedures often cannot predict the absence of cervical metastases (CM) in squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) of the oral cavity. Due to the high incidence of occult CM in numerous N0 cases in the clinic, an elective neck dissection (ND) is performed. The sentinel lymph node biopsy (SNB) is a common concept in the modern surgical therapy(More)
PURPOSE Osteonecroses of the jaws are caused by several reasons. Bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaws (BP-ONJ) is known since 2003 with an increasing incidence in the first years. Along with more knowledge about the pathophysiology, preventive strategies were implemented trying to reduce the incidence. The aim of this retrospective study was(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Traumatic dental injuries are frequently combined with maxillofacial fractures, but literature addressing this topic is rare. In a retrospective study, the frequency of dental lesions in inpatients with traumatic facial injuries was analyzed. MATERIAL AND METHODS All patients referred to the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of(More)
BACKGROUND Aim of this study was to investigate the frequency of complications in maxillofacial surgery in-patients in correlation to diabetes mellitus or a pathologically altered glucose metabolism. MATERIALS AND METHODS All patients' electronic health records were analyzed retrospectively. Diabetes mellitus anamnesis, the treatment regime, blood glucose(More)
Ein 52-jähriger Patient stellte sich aufgrund einer dunkel und inhomogen pigmentierten Läsion im Bereich des rechten Oberkiefers vor. Wenige Wochen zuvor sei ihm eine leichte Schwellung aufgefallen, bei zusätzlich leichten Schmerzen sowie der sichtbaren dunklen Verfärbung habe er seinen Hausarzt konsultiert. Zum Zeitpunkt der Erstvorstellung beklagte der(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM There is no data available to show whether there is a relationship between mandibular fractures and isolated fractures of the posterior and/or latera wals of the maxillary sinus. The aim of this study was to determine whether there is a coincidence between these fracture patterns. METHODS Four hundred large volume cone beam computed(More)
OBJECTIVES Non-Hodgkin lymphomas are malignant neoplastic proliferations of the immune system that can manifest as nodal or extranodal lymphomas. The aim of this study was to retrospectively investigate the site of occurrence of lymphomas in the head and neck area and to analyze the typical symptoms of patients who presented at an oral and maxillofacial(More)
To date there is no consensus on the role of diabetes in the development of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaws (MR-ONJ). Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the prevalence of diabetes and pathological glucose metabolism in patients with MR-ONJ compared to the general population. All maxillofacial surgery inpatients in one year at our(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Fractures of the mandible, especially the mandibular angle, are one of the most frequent types of injuries of the facial skeleton. In many cases, a retained third molar can be found in the line of the fracture. However, it remains unclear whether a relationship between third molars and mandibular angle fractures exists. MATERIALS AND(More)
BACKGROUND Traumatic dental injuries present complex injuries of the dentoalveolar system. Aim of this study was to investigate the frequency and patterns of traumatic dental injuries in a University dental emergency service over four years. METHODS A retrospective investigation on all dental trauma patients presenting at the dental emergency service of(More)