Use of conservative condylectomy for treatment of osteochondroma of the mandibular condyle.

@article{Wolford2002UseOC,
  title={Use of conservative condylectomy for treatment of osteochondroma of the mandibular condyle.},
  author={Larry M Wolford and Pushkar Mehra and Pedro Franco},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2002},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={
          262-8
        }
}
PURPOSE The aim of the present study was to present a conservative condylectomy technique (condylectomy performed below the condylar head but high in the condylar neck) and articular disc repositioning as the surgical treatment approach for management of osteochondroma of the head of the mandibular condyle. PATIENTS AND METHODS Six patients (4 females and 2 males) with an average age of 22.3 years (range, 13 to 32 years) and with an osteochondroma of the mandibular condyle were treated with… CONTINUE READING
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