Management of Maxillary Deformity with Segmental Osteotomy followed by Implant Insertion in β-Thalassemia Major Patient.

@article{Pektas2015ManagementOM,
  title={Management of Maxillary Deformity with Segmental Osteotomy followed by Implant Insertion in β-Thalassemia Major Patient.},
  author={Z. O. Pektas and S. Çubuk and B. Kircelli and S. Uçkan},
  journal={The journal of contemporary dental practice},
  year={2015},
  volume={16 8},
  pages={
          704-7
        }
}
  • Z. O. Pektas, S. Çubuk, +1 author S. Uçkan
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • The journal of contemporary dental practice
  • AIM The aim of this report is to present the management of the maxillary deformity and subsequent implant therapy of a case with β-thalassemia major. BACKGROUND β-thalassemia is a hematologic disorder that results from the abnormality of the β-globulin chain synthesis. The best known thalassemia-induced dentofacial problem is the maxillary enlargement, and this undesirable growth of maxilla affects not only the facial esthetics but also dental occlusion, and leads to functional deficiency… CONTINUE READING
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