Random Pattern Vertically Oriented, Partial Thickness Buccinator Myomucosal Flap for Intraoral Reconstruction: A Report of Two Cases

Document Type: Case Report

Authors

1 Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases Research Center, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery ,School of Dentistry, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

2 Dental Research Center ,Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology , School of Dentistry, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

Abstract

Introduction:
Reconstruction of the oral cavity witha flap design containing the buccal mucosa and buccinator muscle but excluding the facial artery and vein is the topic of these case reports.
Case Reports:
This article uses random pattern vertically oriented partial thickness buccinator myomucosal flap for intraoral reconstruction in two cases. The first was for lining the mandibular anterior vestibule in a trauma patient. The second was for oral side coverage of bone graft in special cleft patient. In both patients, this flap survived and good bone coverage with non-keratinized mucosa was obtained.
Conclusion: 
Thin long buccal myomucosal flap not including facial artery and vein can survive.

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