volume 40, issue 4, P373-378 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.06.001
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Hongtao Shang, Yang Xue, Yanpu Liu, Jinlong Zhao, Lisheng He

Abstract: Micrognathia and obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) are problems subsequent to temporomandibular joint ankylosis (TMJa) in growing patients. For patients with micrognathia and OSAS secondary to TMJa, it is important to restore proper mandibular form and dimension, achieve occlusal stability and recover satisfactory joint movement. We report a 4-year follow-up of a patient with micrognathia and OSAS secondary to bilateral TMJa. The treatment of this patient involved (1) a modified internal mandibular dist…

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