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Facial artery perforator flaps in oral submucosal fibrosis

Journal: University Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialities (Vol.2, No. 5)

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Page : 200-206

Keywords : :facial artery perforator; nasolabial flap; oral submucosal fibrosis; perforator flaps;

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This is a retrospective study to evaluate the usefulness and effectiveness of facial artery perforator flaps in treating oral submucous fibrosis. The study compares the other procedures used for treating oral submucous fibrosis. The merits and de-merits of this procedure compared to the earlier procedures are discussed. oral submucous fibrosis being a common condition in south india, newer more effective methods of treatment should be identified and evaluated. The results of the facial artery perforator flaps with regarding to flap survival, recurrence and tolerance to food are discussed here.

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