Bony palatal necrosis in a diabetic patient secondary to palatal rotational flap


Erdogan O., Esen E., Ustun Y.

JOURNAL OF DIABETES AND ITS COMPLICATIONS, vol.19, no.6, pp.364-367, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2005.02.009
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF DIABETES AND ITS COMPLICATIONS
  • Page Numbers: pp.364-367

Abstract

Donor site necrosis is a very rare complication of palatal rotational flaps. The aim of this case report is to present a 43-year-old female, Type I diabetic patient with a chronic oroantral fistula in the right second molar region. The patient had bony necrosis in the donor site following palatal rotational flap operation. The treatment approach and the alternative methods are discussed. (C) 2005 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.