volume 41, issue 1, P59-61 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.05.012
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Majid Beshkar, Mahboobe Hasheminasab, Farnoush Mohammadi

Abstract: Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a clinical disorder that may develop following surgical trauma to the maxilla, for example as a result of closed sinus lifting with the use of mallet and osteotome during implant surgery. We proposed that BPPV may also occur following maxillary Le Fort osteotomy during orthognathic surgery. In a prospective study of 50 consecutive cases of orthognathic surgery, we observed that one patient developed BPPV in the postoperative period following bimaxillary orthognath…

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