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Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine 1993;10(1):218-225.
DOI:    Published online June 30, 1993.
A case report of hemifacial microsomia.
Chang Kon Lee, Myung Jin Lee, Jong Sup Kim, Jin Ho Park, Byung Rho Chin, Hee Kyung Lee
This is a case report and review of literature that deals with hemifacial microsomia corrected by costochondral graft, Lefort I osteotomy and bilateral intraoral sagittal split ramus osteotomy. Patient, 23 years old female, had visited to treat the esthetic problem due to a deviation of jaw. On the basis of clinical and radiographic examinations, she was diagnosed as hemifacial microsomia. First, costochondral graft was performed to bridge the defect between glenoid fossa and body of mandible. After 11 months,. Patient was performed a Lefort I osteotomy and bilateral intraoral sagittal split ramus osteotomy to create a symmetric jaw. Patient was satiesfied with final esthetics and there have been no evidence of infection ill now.
Key Words: Hemifacial Microsomia, Lefort I osteotomy, Bilateral intraoral sagittal split ramus osteotomy


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