RED(Rigid External Distraction) system을 이용한 Crouzon syndrome환자의 distraction osteogenesis
Midfacial distraction osteogenesis of Crouzon syndrome with RED (Rigid External Distraction) system
- 이양구(Yang-Ku Lee) 최정호(Jeong-Ho Choi) 김석화(Seok-Hwa Kim) 백승학(Seung-Hak Baek) 장영일(Young-Il Chang)
- The Korean Journal of Orthodontics
- 제32권 제3호
- 등재여부 : KCI등재
- 175 - 183 (9 pages)
Crouzon syndrome is one of the craniofacial syndromes characterized by craniosynostosis, midfacial hypolpasia and ocular proptosis. Distraction osteogenesis is becoming important technique to treat craniofacial dysplaisa. It has many advantages compared with standard orthognathic surgery. Maxillary distraction osteogenesis after Le Fort III osteotomy with the RED system presents successful maxillary protraction to Crouzon syndrome patient with severe maxillary deficiency. It also allows remarkable improvement of facial esthetics and respiratory functions.