BILATERAL CLEFT PALATE REPAIR BY USING TONGUE FLAP FOLLOWED BY ALVEOLAR BONE GRAFTING - A CASE REPORT

  • Memuna Kausar Satti Army Medical College/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Zainab Qasim Army Medical College/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Farwa Rais Army Medical College/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Ayousha Iqbal Army Medical College/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Maahin Shoaib Private Clinic Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Asad Ghaffar Army Medical College/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
Keywords: Alveolar bone grafting, Cleft lip and palate, Tongue flap

Abstract

A clinical case of bilateral cleft palate repair using previous tongue flap followed by Alveolar Bone Grafting
(ABG). After pre-surgical orthodontics a surgical procedure whereby previous tongue Flaps were reflected, nasal
beds were prepared on both sides. A cortico-cancellous bone of 2 cm was harvested from iliac crest and grafted in
clefts. Patient is kept on follow up to monitor healing, postoperative results and any post- operative complication.

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Published
2021-02-24
How to Cite
Satti, M., Qasim, Z., Rais, F., Iqbal, A., Shoaib, M., & Ghaffar, A. (2021). BILATERAL CLEFT PALATE REPAIR BY USING TONGUE FLAP FOLLOWED BY ALVEOLAR BONE GRAFTING - A CASE REPORT. PAFMJ, 71(1), 370-72. https://doi.org/10.51253/pafmj.v71i1.3319
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Case Reports