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Mandibular symphyseal contouring in mild mandibular prognathism.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12621559     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Kölle's mandibular segmental osteotomy, with extraction of the bilateral first bicuspids, is often used in cases of mild mandibular prognathism. While mandibular prognathism is usually corrected by mandibular ramus osteotomy and the mandible is set back en bloc, the premolar region alone is set back by segmental osteotomy, retaining the protruding mental area. In Asians, particularly, the protruding chin is not preferred by our concepts of beauty. In mandibular segmental osteotomy, the entire mandibular symphyseal shape should be considered. Mandibular symphyseal contouring constitutes setting back the premolar region by segmental osteotomy, recession genioplasty, and chiseling out the protruding middle portion of the protruding chin. In 18 series of mild manibular prognathism in Asians patients, this procedure was used and satisfactory aesthetic results were obtained.
Authors:
Kaneshige Satoh; Yasuyoshi Tosa; Yoshiaki Hosaka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Aesthetic plastic surgery     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0364-216X     ISO Abbreviation:  Aesthetic Plast Surg     Publication Date:    2002 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-03-06     Completed Date:  2003-05-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701756     Medline TA:  Aesthetic Plast Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  401-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Plastic Surgery, Showa University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Bicuspid / surgery
Female
Humans
Male
Mandible / surgery*
Osteotomy
Prognathism / surgery*
Tooth Extraction

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