Release of oral submucous fibrosis and reconstruction using superficial temporal fascia flap and split skin graft--a new technique.

@article{Mokal2005ReleaseOO,
  title={Release of oral submucous fibrosis and reconstruction using superficial temporal fascia flap and split skin graft--a new technique.},
  author={Nitin Jagannath Mokal and Ranjit S. Raje and Shrirang V Ranade and J. Rajendra Prasad and Ravin L. Thatte},
  journal={British journal of plastic surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={58 8},
  pages={1055-60}
}
Long standing oral submucous fibrosis is associated with involvement of the oral submucosa and the muscles of mastication leading to difficulty in mouth opening. Various surgical modalities are mentioned for release but each has its own limitations. This article introduces a new technique of release of submucous fibrosis and reconstruction using superficial… CONTINUE READING