Mandible Reconstruction with Free Fibula Flap
The mandible is an essential element of the form and function of the face. Without a normal mandible, normal speech, mastication, deglutition, and, perhaps most importantly, social interaction are all partially if not completely impeded. It is therefore not an overstatement to say that a functional and esthetic reconstruction of the mandible following tumor extirpation is of paramount importance to a patient’s very being.
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