J Korean Assoc Maxillofac Plast Reconstr Surg.  2014 Jan;36(1):21-24.

Repetitive Postoperative Infection after Le Fort I Osteotomy in a Patient with a History of Non-allergic Rhinitis

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Pusan National University, Korea. ydkimdds@pusan.ac.kr
  • 2Dental Research Institute and Institute of Translational Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, Pusan National University, Korea.

Abstract

Maxillary sinus infection following Le Fort I osteotomy is rare in patients without a history of preexisting nasal symptoms. A case of a 19-year-old male patient who suffered from preoperative chronic non-allergic rhinitis and developed repetitive postoperative maxillary sinus infection after Le Fort I osteotomy is reported.

Keyword

Orhtognathic surgery; Complication; Maxillary sinusitis

MeSH Terms

Humans
Male
Maxillary Sinus
Maxillary Sinusitis
Osteotomy*
Rhinitis*
Young Adult
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