Published in Medicine and Law Weekly, May 26th, 2006
"Loss of the maxilla and midfacial structures after tumor removal has substantial functional and aesthetic consequences. The variable loss of soft tissue, bone, or both, leading to collapse of the lip, cheek, periorbital soft tissues, and palatal competence present a challenging dilemma for reconstructive surgeons," scientists in the United States report.
"Efforts have been made to classify these midfacial defects and provide appropriate algorithms for...
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