Skull base osteomyelitis after maxillectomy: a rare complication

A. Barber, R. Hanlon, S. Rogers

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    Abstract

    We report a case of skull base osteomyelitis that presented 4–8 weeks after a level 2 maxillectomy for a plexiform ameloblastoma of the right posterior maxilla. This is an extremely rare complication, and we know of no previously reported cases that developed after maxillectomy. We summarise the presentation, differential diagnosis and management.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)310-312
    JournalBritish Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Volume47
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2009

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