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


Erdogan O., Esen E., Ustun Y.

JOURNAL OF DIABETES AND ITS COMPLICATIONS, cilt.19, ss.364-367, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2005.02.009
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF DIABETES AND ITS COMPLICATIONS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.364-367

Özet

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.