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Reduction osteoplasty for treating pneumosinus dilatans of the maxillary sinus.
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PMID:  23290484     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Objective: To report a patient with maxillary pneumosinus dilatans and facial deformity treated by reduction osteoplasty and reconstruction. Case report: This study describes the successful management of facial deformity in a 17-year-old male with maxillary pneumosinus dilatans. The patient's facial deformity of the maxillary sinus, which had been slowly progressing over a 10-year period, was managed by reduction osteoplasty and reconstruction using the maxillary bone, conchal cartilage and Tutoplast-processed fascia lata via a sublabial approach. This treatment yielded satisfactory functional and aesthetic outcomes. Conclusion: As pneumosinus dilatans of the maxillary sinus is uncommon, there is no established surgical treatment protocol. This surgical technique was less invasive than other described procedures and revealed good cosmetic results.
Authors:
S M Hyun; J-Y Min; Y J Jang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-7
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of laryngology and otology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1748-5460     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laryngol Otol     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-7     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8706896     Medline TA:  J Laryngol Otol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-4     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology, Asan Medical Center, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea.
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