Unusually rapid bone regeneration following mandibular resection.

  title={Unusually rapid bone regeneration following mandibular resection.},
  author={Alagumba L Nwoku},
  journal={Journal of maxillofacial surgery},
  volume={8 4},
Two cases of unusually rapid and extensive bone regeneration are presented. Heterotopic bone formation in small deposits has often been reported in the literature, but bone regeneration extending over a distance of one half of the mandible in a period of six months is extremely rare. Both patients were young and had had a resection performed for benign lesions which were infected at the time of operation. Preservation of periosteum, coupled with the age of the patients, possible genetic factors… CONTINUE READING

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