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IP International Journal of Maxillofacial Imaging


The role of maxillofacial surgeon in the management of skull base tumors


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Author Details : Dharmesh Kumar Raja AV, Dinesh Ram Raja AV, Venkadasalapathi N, Shakul

Volume : 2, Issue : 3, Year : 2016

Article Page : 107-109


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Abstract

The complexity of tumors extending to the skull base compartments is technically demanding for maximum visualization, control of the vital structures, adequate tumor resection and/or reconstruction. Management of such widely extending tumors requires a team approach and close co-operation between the neurosurgeon, maxillofacial surgeon, oto-rhino-laryngologist and ophthalmic surgeon. This article emphasizes on the role of maxillofacial surgeon in the surgical planning of such extensively involving tumors via facial translocation.

How to cite : Dharmesh Kumar Raja Av, Dinesh Ram Raja Av, Venkadasalapathi N, Shakul, The role of maxillofacial surgeon in the management of skull base tumors. IP Int J Maxillofac Imaging 2016;2(3):107-109

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