Cranioplasty for repair of a large bone defect with autologous and homologous bone in children.

@article{Brevi2010CranioplastyFR,
  title={Cranioplasty for repair of a large bone defect with autologous and homologous bone in children.},
  author={Bruno Carlo Brevi and Alice Sara Magri and Livia Toma and Enrico Sesenna},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={E17-20}
}
Cranioplasty is a well-established reconstructive procedure for restoring craniocerebral protection and improving cosmetic defects. Most allograft materials are not suitable in pediatric patients owing to skull growth; thus, autologous bone is often preferred in the reconstruction of the pediatric skull because of its capacity to osseointegrate and grow with the pediatric skeleton. A 33-month-old boy with Ewing sarcoma of the right frontal bone underwent surgical treatment with tumor excision… CONTINUE READING

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