The contributing role of condylar resorption to skeletal relapse following mandibular advancement surgery: report of five cases.

@article{Moore1991TheCR,
  title={The contributing role of condylar resorption to skeletal relapse following mandibular advancement surgery: report of five cases.},
  author={Kent E. Moore and Peter J J Gooris and Paul J. W. Stoelinga},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={1991},
  volume={49 5},
  pages={
          448-60
        }
}
The contribution of condylar resorption to relapse following mandibular advancement surgery has not been fully evaluated, yet may contribute substantially to postoperative occlusal and skeletal changes too often considered simply as "relapse." Five cases showing a typical relapse pattern are presented, illustrating the role of condylar resorption. Preoperative factors that may contribute to the development of condylar resorption (age, sex, high preoperative mandibular plane angle, and the… CONTINUE READING
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