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04.12.2018 | Case Report

Russell-Silver syndrome with cleft palate: a case report

Russell-Silver syndrome (RSS: OMIM 180860) is characterized by intrauterine growth retardation, short stature without postnatal catch-up growth, and an inverted triangular face with relative macrocephaly [ 1 ]. RSS occurs in around one per 100,000 …

30.11.2018 | Original Article

Styloid-stylohyoid syndrome: a rare cause of cranio-facial pain—a retrospective case series of 12 patients

Elongation of the styloid process and/or calcification of the stylohyoid ligament as described by Watt Eagle in 1937 is referred to as Eagle’s syndrome/stylo-stylohyoid syndrome/styloid syndrome/stylagia [ 1 ]. Of patients with elongated styloid …

29.11.2018 | Review Article

Recurrence of nonsyndromic odontogenic keratocyst after marsupialization and delayed enucleation vs. enucleation alone: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Marsupialization of odontogenic keratocysts (OKCs), followed by enucleation after a certain period, has been suggested to have the potential to reduce the high recurrence rate, while the defects left after treatment are reduced in size [ 1 ]. This …

23.11.2018 | Original Article

Self-esteem following maxillofacial and orthopedic injuries: preliminary observations in sub-Saharan Africans

The face is important to one’s personality makeup and body image. During recovery and rehabilitation from acquired facial trauma, the psychological functioning of victims is equally important [ 1 , 2 ]. Living with a change in the appearance of …

16.10.2018 | Case Report

Total mandibular reconstruction following diffuse sclerosing osteomyelitis

Diffuse sclerosing osteomyelitis (DSO) almost takes the clinical course of a non-purulent, chronic, recurrent inflammation of the mandible. Therefore, in children and adolescents, DSO has been described as a “chronic recurrent multifocal …

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery founded as Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie is a peer-reviewed online journal. It is designed for clinicians as well as researchers.

The quarterly journal offers comprehensive coverage of new techniques, important developments and innovative ideas in oral and maxillofacial surgery and interdisciplinary aspects of cranial, facial and oral diseases and their management. The journal publishes papers of the highest scientific merit and widest possible scope on work in oral and maxillofacial surgery as well as supporting specialties. Practice-oriented articles help improve the methods used in oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Every aspect of oral and maxillofacial surgery is fully covered through a range of invited review articles, clinical and research articles, technical notes, abstracts, and case reports. Specific topics are: aesthetic facial surgery, clinical pathology, computer-assisted surgery, congenital and craniofacial deformities, dentoalveolar surgery, head and neck oncology, implant dentistry, oral medicine, orthognathic surgery, reconstructive surgery, skull base surgery, TMJ and trauma.

Time-limited reviewing and electronic processing allow to publish articles as fast as possible. Accepted articles are rapidly accessible online.

Clinical studies submitted for publication have to include a declaration that they have been approved by an ethical committee according to the World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki 1964 (last amendment during the 52nd World Medical Association General Assembly, Edinburgh, Scotland, October 2000). Experimental animal studies have to be carried out according to the principles of laboratory animal care (NIH publication No 86-23, revised 1985).

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