Immediate reconstruction of a large mandibular defect of locally invasive benign lesions (a new method).

@article{Shirani2007ImmediateRO,
  title={Immediate reconstruction of a large mandibular defect of locally invasive benign lesions (a new method).},
  author={Gholamreza Shirani and Mahnaz Arshad and Farnoush Mohammadi},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={1422-8}
}
Locally invasive benign tumor and large lesions such as ameloblastoma, giant cell granuloma, odontogenic keratocyst, and odontogenic myxoma are a benign, invasive, lesions of the jaws that predominantly affects the mandible. Despite the benign nature of these lesions, there is a high rate of local recurrence after curettage, which usually requires resection. The traditional surgical approach for resection of these lesions, via either mandibulotomy or mandibulectomy is extraoral approach which… CONTINUE READING

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