Maxillo-mandibular distraction osteogenesis for hemifacial microsomia in children.

  title={Maxillo-mandibular distraction osteogenesis for hemifacial microsomia in children.},
  author={Kaneshige Satoh and Hiroyuki Suzuki and Tetsushi Uemura and Y asuhiro Hosaka},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={572-8; discussion 578-9}
To obviate or lessen the long period of use of orthodontic appliances after distraction for hemifacial microsomia in the mixed dentition patients, simultaneous maxillo-mandibular distraction osteogenesis has been performed in 10 patients aged 7 to 12 years with hemifacial microsomia. In these patients, there were two cases of type I, five cases of type IIa, and three cases of type IIb. A uniplanar internal distraction device was used in all cases. After maxillary Le Fort I osteotomy and… CONTINUE READING


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