An Alternative Surgical Approach to Cemento-Ossifying Fibroma of the Maxilla

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32412/pjohns.v38i2.1987

Keywords:

Cemento-ossifying fibroma, SNOT-22, Nasal obstruction symptoms test, Visual analog scale, Combined approach, Conservative approach

Abstract

Objective: To report an alternative combined gingivobuccal and endoscopic endonasal approach to treating ossifying fibroma of the left maxilla.

Methods:
Design: Case Report
Setting: Tertiary Private University Hospital
Patient: A 19-year-old girl with a progressively enlarging left cheek mass for 3 years.
Results: Our patient underwent left medial maxillectomy via a combined gingivobuccal and endoscopic endonasal approach with complete resection and significant improvement of symptoms, with good functional outcome.
Conclusion: Large ossifying fibromas of the maxilla can be completely and successfully excised via a combined gingivobuccal and endoscopic endonasal approach.

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Published

2023-11-20

How to Cite

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Santos J, Gelera J. An Alternative Surgical Approach to Cemento-Ossifying Fibroma of the Maxilla. Philipp J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg [Internet]. 2023 Nov. 20 [cited 2024 Mar. 1];38(2):48. Available from: https://pjohns.pso-hns.org/index.php/pjohns/article/view/1987