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Craniofacial resection

Kuauhyama Luna-Ortiz, Mario Alonso-Calamaco, Ramses U Ortiz-Leyva
Osteosarcoma in the craniofacial region is rare. A 43-year-old female, the patient, self-detected a 3-cm tumor of the right frontoparietal region 4 months before. An incisional biopsy was performed and a osteosarcoma was reported. At admission, a 4 × 5 cm tumor was present on the right frontoparietal region, without extending to the orbital region but the patient underwent surgery 2 months after admission. The delay was due to 2 episodes of upper respiratory tract infection that required resolution. At the time of surgery the tumor measured 8 × 9 cm...
October 14, 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
Mansher Singh, Raquel Minasian, Matthew Jackson, E J Caterson
BACKGROUND: Surgical resection of ocular malignancies can result in complex craniofacial defects that can be difficult to reconstruct with conventional reconstruction techniques. Craniofacial prosthesis supported by bone-anchored implants has evolved as a reliable alternative in such scenarios. METHODS: The authors describe a patient who underwent extensive facial resection secondary to squamous cell carcinoma resulting in significant facial deformities. A bone-anchored osseointegrated implant was used to perform facial reconstruction...
October 14, 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
Mohammad Jafarian, Nima Dehghani, Shahin Shams, Mohammad Esmaeelinejad, Farzad Aghdashi
Arteriovenous malformations are uncommon congenital disorders in vascular development. They frequently involve craniofacial structures and result in a morphogenic abnormality with ominous arteriovenous shunting. We present a huge AVM of the upper lip in an 18-year-old patient who was successfully treated by the combination method of presurgical endovascular embolization and complete resection of the lesion. Subsequent surgical defect in upper lip, which involved more than two-third of the lip length, was reconstructed via Webster's modification of cheek advancement flap...
September 2016: Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery
Wei-Liang Chen, Zhao-Hui Yang, Zhi-Quan Huang, Song Fan, Da-Ming Zhang, You-Yuan Wang
PURPOSE: Head and neck tumors that involve the craniomaxillofacial region are classified as stage IVb disease and are clinically challenging. In this study, the outcomes of craniofacial resection and craniofacial reconstruction in patients with recurrent malignant tumors involving the craniomaxillofacial region were evaluated. PATIENTS AND METHODS: This retrospective observational study was conducted from January 2008 to August 2015. Data collected for each patient included age, gender, tumor site, initial treatment, craniofacial resection, reconstruction flaps and complications after craniofacial resection, adjuvant treatment, and reported outcomes of craniofacial resection and craniofacial reconstruction...
September 13, 2016: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Khalid Nasser Fadle, Ahmed Gaber Hassanein, Abdin K Kasim
INTRODUCTION: Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is a non-neoplastic developmental fibro-osseous disease. It represents 2.5% of all bone tumors and 5% to 7% of the benign bone tumors. Orbitocranial region is involved in about 20% of the patients. The main presentations are craniofacial deformity and headache. Loss of vision is the most devastating result of this disease. There is no medical treatment to cure or prevent FD. Radiation therapy is contraindicated. Surgery for the orbitocranial FD is often challenging because of the proximity of neurovascular and ocular structures...
September 9, 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
You-Sub Kim, Shin Jung, Woo-Youl Jang, Kyung-Hwa Lee, Kyung-Sub Moon, In-Young Kim
BACKGROUND: Olfactory neuroblastoma (ONB) is an uncommon neoplasm that arises from olfactory epithelium in the nasal cavity near the cribriform plate. Although local recurrence or direct extension along olfactory epithelium and metastasis to the central nervous system has been reported, remote leptomeningeal metastasis is quite rare. In our report of a leptomeningeal metastasis of ONB without recurrence of primary site, we discuss the possible pathogenesis of this rare phenomenon with a review of the literature...
September 5, 2016: World Neurosurgery
Kurren S Gill, David Hsu, Patrick Tassone, John Pluta, Gurston Nyquist, Howard Krein, Jurij Bilyk, Ann P Murchison, Alfred Iloreta, James J Evans, Ryan N Heffelfinger, Joseph M Curry
OBJECTIVES: To assess risk factors for cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak and complications after microvascular reconstruction of cranio-orbitofacial resection with orbital exenteration (CFOE). STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. METHODS: Seventy consecutive patients at a tertiary hospital underwent 76 procedures with microvascular reconstruction of CFOE defects. Patients were stratified by extent of skull base exposure and presence or absence of dural resection...
September 7, 2016: Laryngoscope
Serhat Yaslikaya, Cigdem Firat Koca, Yuksel Toplu, Ahmet Kizilay, Nusret Akpolat
Osteoma is a benign, mesenchymal, slow-growing, osteogenic tumor commonly occurring in the craniofacial bones and is characterized by the proliferation of compact or cancellous bone. Solitary osteomas can be classified as peripheral (parosteal, periosteal, or exophytic) when arising from the periosteum or central (endosteal) when arising from soft tissue. Peripheral osteoma occurs most frequently in the paranasal sinuses. Other locations include the orbital wall, temporal bone, pterygoid processes, external ear canal, and, rarely, the mandible...
June 25, 2016: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Matthew R Naunheim, Neerav Goyal, Matthew M Dedmon, Kyle J Chambers, Ahmad R Sedaghat, Benjamin S Bleier, Eric H Holbrook, William T Curry, Stacey T Gray, Derrick T Lin
OBJECTIVE: To characterize our experience with the surgical management of anterior skull base malignancy, and to propose an algorithm for surgical approach to anterior skull base malignancies. DESIGN: Retrospective review. SETTING: Academic cranial base center. PARTICIPANTS: Sixty-seven patients who underwent resection of paranasal sinus or anterior skull base malignancy with an endoscopic, cranioendoscopic, or traditional anterior craniofacial approach...
August 2016: Journal of Neurological Surgery. Part B, Skull Base
Bobby A Tajudeen, Nithin D Adappa, Edward C Kuan, Joseph S Schwartz, Jeffrey D Suh, Marilene B Wang, James N Palmer
BACKGROUND: The gold standard of treatment for esthesioneuroblastoma consists of en bloc craniofacial resection with postoperative therapy dictated by histology and tumor extent. Numerous studies have shown fully endoscopic approaches to provide comparable survival and recurrence rates with decreased patient morbidity. Here we report the first multi-institutional series assessing smell outcomes of patients who underwent unilateral endoscopic resection of esthesioneuroblastoma with preservation of the contralateral olfactory bulb...
October 2016: International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology
Bogumił Lewandowski, Robert Brodowski, Paweł Pakla, Wojciech Stopyra, Iwona Gawron
Leiomyosarcoma (LMS) is a malignancy which very rarely occurs in maxillofacial location, and the course of the disease is not very characteristic.In this case report, we present a 58-year-old female patient with a painless tumor of the left angle of the mandible causing slight asymmetry of the face. She also reported that she observed deterioration in fitting of the lower denture in the oral cavity for several months, which she had used successfully for 5 years.On the basis of clinical tests, histopatological examination, and imaging (CT, MRI, ultrasound, pantomography), the patient was diagnosed with primary malignant leiomyosarcoma (LMS) of the mandibular corpus and ramus on the left side...
July 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
A Moya-Plana, D Bresson, S Temam, F Kolb, F Janot, P Herman
Sinonasal malignancies are rare and histologically heterogeneous. Treatment is complicated by tumor aggressiveness and location near critical anatomic structures (orbita, skull base, etc.). This low incidence and histologic diversity make prospective studies unfeasible, and thus therapeutic guidelines difficult to establish. The gold standard for surgery is a transfacial approach, with craniofacial resection in case of skull-base involvement. However, these techniques are associated with non-negligible perioperative morbidity...
July 4, 2016: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases
C C Yong, A Soni-Jaiswal, J J Homer
BACKGROUND: The subcranial approach is a modification of traditional craniofacial resection. It provides similar broad access to the anterior skull base, but with lower mortality and morbidity. It has been the surgical technique of choice at our institution since 2006 for treating advanced stage sinonasal tumours (American Joint Committee on Cancer stage III or above). This paper reports our experience and outcomes. METHOD AND RESULTS: Eighteen patients underwent subcranial craniofacial resection over a seven-year period, this being combined with a second adjunctive procedure in 89 per cent of cases...
August 2016: Journal of Laryngology and Otology
Sarah Boby Thomas, Deepak Balasubramaniam, K R Hiran, M Dinesh, K Pavithran
Esthesioneuroblastoma is a rare tumor arising from the olfactory mucosa of upper respiratory tract. The primary modality of treatment has been surgery with craniofacial resection followed by post-operative radiotherapy. There are only a few reported cases of non-surgical approaches. We report a case of esthesioneuroblastoma with intracranial extension treated with Vincristine, Adriamycin, Cyclophosphamide, Ifosfamide, Etoposide protocol followed by radiation with 5 years of follow-up. This is the first reported case using this chemotherapy schedule...
July 2016: Asian Journal of Neurosurgery
Kevin J Choi, Mirabelle B Sajisevi, Jay McClennen, David M Kaylie
OBJECTIVES: Prosthetic reconstruction can restore the preoperative form and function after surgery for head and neck malignancies. We demonstrate the use of preoperative planning and intraoperative image guidance for placement of osseointegrated implants to restore craniofacial defects. METHODS: A retrospective review of patients with craniofacial defects treated with image-guided placement of osseointegrated prosthetic implants was performed. RESULTS: Case 1: 55-year-old male who underwent total auriculectomy with anterolateral thigh reconstruction...
October 2016: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
Satoko Watanabe, Kiyofumi Takabatake, Hidetsugu Tsujigiwa, Toshiyuki Watanabe, Eijiro Tokuyama, Satoshi Ito, Hitoshi Nagatsuka, Yoshihiro Kimata
Artificial bone materials that exhibit high biocompatibility have been developed and are being widely used for bone tissue regeneration. However, there are no biomaterials that are minimally invasive and safe. In a previous study, we succeeded in developing honeycomb β-tricalcium phosphate (β-TCP) which has through-and-through holes and is able to mimic the bone microenvironment for bone tissue regeneration. In the present study, we investigated how the difference in hole-diameter of honeycomb β-TCP (hole-diameter: 75, 300, 500, and 1600 μm) influences bone tissue regeneration histologically...
2016: International Journal of Medical Sciences
Yang Hoi Heo, Shunjiro Yagi, Kazuhiro Toriyama, Keisuke Takanari, Yasushi Fujimoto, Naoki Nishio, Masazumi Fujii, Kiyoshi Saito, Masakatsu Takahashi, Yuzuru Kamei
BACKGROUND: Although we have seen tremendous advancement in microsurgery over the last 2 decades and free tissue transfer has become standard for head and neck reconstruction, surgeons still struggle to prevent postoperative complications. We examined the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and postoperative complications in patients undergoing rectus abdominis free flap transfer after anterolateral craniofacial resection. METHODS: This was a retrospective review of reconstructive surgery using rectus abdominis musculocutaneous free flap in patients with locally advanced maxillary sinus carcinoma from 2003 to 2014 (n = 35, 27 men and 8 women; average age, 60...
March 2016: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Global Open
P Battaglia, M Turri-Zanoni, F De Bernardi, P Dehgani Mobaraki, A Karligkiotis, F Leone, P Castelnuovo
Over the past decade surgery for sinonasal malignancies encroaching into the anterior skull base (ASB) has evolved from open craniofacial resection to the use of minimally invasive transnasal endoscopic approaches. Using these techniques, ASB reconstruction is most often performed in a multilayer fashion with autologous free grafts (fascia lata or iliotibial tract) which leads to the production of abundant nasal crusting in the postoperative months and discomfort for patients. In carefully selected cases, we propose harvesting a flap from the contralateral nasal septum based on the septal branches of the anterior and posterior ethmoidal arteries (Septal Flip Flap, SFF), which can be rotated to resurface the ASB defect...
June 2016: Acta Otorhinolaryngologica Italica
Mazda K Turel, Christopher J Chin, Allan D Vescan, Fred Gentili
Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is a common health problem in the Western world. CRS is classified as CRS with (CRSwNP) and without (CRSsNP) nasal polyps. A less common third type is allergic fungal sinusitis, which often presents with polyps and, not infrequently, skull base erosion. Most patients are successfully managed with maximal medical therapy or endoscopic approaches. There are currently no reports of CRSwNPs resulting in fibro-osseous thickening and proptosis in the English literature. As such, the authors report a case of a 33-year-old man who underwent a craniofacial resection with drilling of the hyperostosed bone, which led to resolution of the proptosis and nasal symptoms...
June 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
Rounak B Rawal, Zainab Farzal, Jerome J Federspiel, Satyan B Sreenath, Brian D Thorp, Adam M Zanation
OBJECTIVES: The use of endoscopic approaches for sinonasal malignancy resection has increased, but survival data are limited secondary to disease rarity and new surgical technique. Here we present a systematic review and meta-analysis of endoscopic endonasal resection of sinonasal malignancy. DATA SOURCES: MEDLINE, PubMed Central, NCBI Bookshelf, Cochrane Library,, National Guideline Clearinghouse. REVIEW METHODS: PRISMA/MOOSE guidelines were followed...
September 2016: Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
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