Graft Necrosis Occurred After Iliac Crest Reconstruction After Mandibular Segmental Resection of Ameloblastoma


Bulut E. , Bekcioglu B., Bas B., Ozden B., Celebi N., Celenk P., ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, cilt.24, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

Özet

Ameloblastoma is an uncommon benign odontogenic neoplasm of the maxillofacial region constituting less than 1% of tumors of the oral cavity. Ameloblastomas have been categorized broadly into 3 biologic variants: cystic (unicystic), solid, and peripheral. Unicystic ameloblastoma is a rare and less aggressive variant of ameloblastoma. The aim of this report is to describe a case of cystic ameloblastoma treated with segmental resection and iliac graft reconstruction. The possible reasons of graft failure seen in our patient at the early stage of the healing were also discussed.