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Tessier No. 3 Facial Cleft: Surgical and Orthopaedic Treatment – A Literature Review

Volume 9 - Issue 4

Nadia Przygocka*1, Magdalena Kołatuch1, Artur Matthews-Brzozowski2 and Teresa Matthews Brzozowska3

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    • 1Students’ Scientific Society of Department of Maxillofacial Orthopedics and Orthodontics, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
    • 2Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical Centre Leeuwarden, the Netherlands
    • 3Department of Maxillofacial Orthopaedics and Orthodontics, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland

    *Corresponding author: Nadia Przygocka, Students’ Scientific Society of Department of Maxillofacial Orthopaedics and Orthodontics, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Bukowska 70, Poznan, Poland

Received: September 28, 2018;   Published: October 09, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.09.001849

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Abstract

Tessier No. 3 is one of three types of oblique facial clefts according to Tessier’s classification. This serious and rare congenital anomaly requires many specialized reconstructive operations and long-term postoperative treatment, the necessity for which is emphasised in this article. Based on a review of the literature, the paper discusses techniques of ortho-surgical treatment of Tessier type 3 facial cleft.

Keywords :Oblique facial cleft; Tessier type 3 cleft; Ortho-surgical treatment

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