zygoma

Summary

Summary: Either of a pair of bones that form the prominent part of the CHEEK and contribute to the ORBIT on each side of the SKULL.

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  1. Wang M, Qu X, Cao M, Wang D, Zhang C. Biomechanical three-dimensional finite element analysis of prostheses retained with/without zygoma implants in maxillectomy patients. J Biomech. 2013;46:1155-61 pubmed publisher
    The objective of this study was to analyze the stress distribution on zygoma implants and their supporting bones, superstructures and abutments under occlusal loads after maxilla reconstruction with prostheses...
  2. Rajan G, Baig M, Nesan J, Subramanian J. Fixed rehabilitation of patient with aggressive periodontitis using zygoma implants. Indian J Dent Res. 2010;21:125-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This case report describes the treatment of a young patient with aggressive periodontitis using a graftless implant solution. Zygoma implants in conjunction with conventional implants were used with immediate loading.
  3. Nur M, Bayram M, Celikoglu M, Kilkis D, Pampu A. Effects of maxillary molar distalization with Zygoma-Gear Appliance. Angle Orthod. 2012;82:596-602 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the dentoalveolar, skeletal, and soft tissue effects of the Zygoma-Gear Appliance (ZGA) when used for bilateral distalization of the maxillary molars.
  4. Choi J, Lee S, Koh K. Correction of proptosis and zygomaticomaxillary asymmetry using orbital wall decompression and zygoma reduction in craniofacial fibrous dysplasia. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20:326-30 pubmed publisher
    ..progression, a shaving procedure is the optimal alternative for fibrous dysplasia affecting the maxilla and zygoma areas...
  5. Cevidanes L, Heymann G, Cornelis M, DeClerck H, Tulloch J. Superimposition of 3-dimensional cone-beam computed tomography models of growing patients. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2009;136:94-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate a new method for superimposition of 3-dimensional (3D) models of growing subjects...
  6. Moore S, Chun J, Mitre S, Som P. Intraosseous hemangioma of the zygoma: CT and MR findings. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2001;22:1383-5 pubmed
    ..Only 20 cases of zygomatic involvement have been reported in the English-language literature. We report a case of an intraosseous hemangioma of the zygoma documented by CT and MR studies.
  7. Terajima M, Yanagita N, Ozeki K, Hoshino Y, Mori N, Goto T, et al. Three-dimensional analysis system for orthognathic surgery patients with jaw deformities. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2008;134:100-11 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this article was to introduce a new method for comparing 3-dimensional (3D) standard values of the maxillofacial skeletal and facial soft-tissue morphology before and after orthognathic surgery...
  8. Mintz S, Velez I. Osteoid osteoma of the zygoma: report of an unusual case. J Am Dent Assoc. 2007;138:793-7 pubmed
    ..Osteoid osteoma is a benign tumor of bone characterized by pain, usually occurring at night, that shows a dramatic response to aspirin. The literature contains reports of only a few cases in the head and neck region...
  9. O Hara K, Urrego A, Garri J, O Hara C, Bradley J, Kawamoto H. Improved malar projection with transconjunctival hydroxyapatite granules. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006;117:1956-63 pubmed
    ..Augmentation of the zygomatic body enhances appearance and provides a more youthful look. Porous hydroxyapatite granules offer an alternative to alloplastic implants...

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  1. Viano D, Bir C, Walilko T, Sherman D. Ballistic impact to the forehead, zygoma, and mandible: comparison of human and frangible dummy face biomechanics. J Trauma. 2004;56:1305-11 pubmed
    ..aimed to establish blunt ballistic response corridors for high-speed, low-mass facial impacts to the forehead, zygoma, and mandible, and to determine how these responses compare with those of the frangible Hybrid III headform...
  2. Vrielinck L, Politis C, Schepers S, Pauwels M, Naert I. Image-based planning and clinical validation of zygoma and pterygoid implant placement in patients with severe bone atrophy using customized drill guides. Preliminary results from a prospective clinical follow-up study. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2003;32:7-14 pubmed
    The zygoma implant has been designed for those situations where there is insufficient bone in the upper jaw, which would otherwise require onlay or inlay (sinus) bonegrafts...
  3. Landes C. Zygoma implant-supported midfacial prosthetic rehabilitation: a 4-year follow-up study including assessment of quality of life. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2005;16:313-25 pubmed
    ..For this purpose, the extended indications for Zygomaticus fixtures in different defect types were evaluated...
  4. Klug C, Schicho K, Ploder O, Yerit K, Watzinger F, Ewers R, et al. Point-to-point computer-assisted navigation for precise transfer of planned zygoma osteotomies from the stereolithographic model into reality. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2006;64:550-9 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and accuracy of a new method for planning and realizing zygomatic osteotomies in cases of established post-traumatic deformities using stereolithographic (SL) models and computer assisted navigation...
  5. Sethi A, Passey J, Mrig S, Sareen D, Sharma P. Giant cell tumour (osteoclastoma) of the zygoma: an extremely unusual neoplasm. Acta Otolaryngol. 2006;126:327-9 pubmed
    ..The patient is asymptomatic without any evidence of recurrence 14 months postoperatively. To our knowledge, this is only the third reported case of this tumour occurring in the zygomatic bone in the medical literature...
  6. Hwang K, Suh M, Lee S, Chung I. Zygomaticotemporal nerve passage in the orbit and temporal area. J Craniofac Surg. 2004;15:209-14 pubmed
    ..Precautions should be taken when working in the area of the vulnerable zone during the Dingman procedure involving periorbital incision in case of zygomatic fracture...
  7. Peterson J, Dechow P. Material properties of the human cranial vault and zygoma. Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol. 2003;274:785-97 pubmed
    ..A facial bone, the zygoma, was also included to contrast the properties of the cranial vault with another craniofacial intramembranous bone ..
  8. Van Steenberghe D, Malevez C, Van Cleynenbreugel J, Bou Serhal C, Dhoore E, Schutyser F, et al. Accuracy of drilling guides for transfer from three-dimensional CT-based planning to placement of zygoma implants in human cadavers. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2003;14:131-6 pubmed
    The accuracy of surgical drilling guides was assessed for placement of zygoma implants...
  9. Landa L, Hedrick M, Nepomuceno Perez M, Sotereanos G. Recurrent myxoma of the zygoma: a case report. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2002;60:704-8 pubmed
  10. Uchida Y, Goto M, Katsuki T, Akiyoshi T. Measurement of the maxilla and zygoma as an aid in installing zygomatic implants. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2001;59:1193-8 pubmed
    ..This study used maxillary and zygomatic measurements to obtain information for installing zygomatic implants...
  11. Kreissl M, Heydecke G, Metzger M, Schoen R. Zygoma implant-supported prosthetic rehabilitation after partial maxillectomy using surgical navigation: a clinical report. J Prosthet Dent. 2007;97:121-8 pubmed
    ..If the remaining dentition does not offer sufficient retention and support, the placement of zygoma implants can enhance the stability of the prosthesis...
  12. De Clerck H, Geerinckx V, Siciliano S. The Zygoma Anchorage System. J Clin Orthod. 2002;36:455-9 pubmed
  13. Qamouss O, Zoubeir Y, Oukabli M, Chahdi H, Harket A, Abouchadi A, et al. [Ganglioneuroma of the zygoma]. Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac. 2006;107:370-2 pubmed
    ..Ganglioneuroma is an uncommon benign tumor that arises from the sympathetic nervous system accounting for less than 1% of all soft-tissue neoplasms...
  14. Infante Cossio P, Gutierrez Perez J, Garcia Perla A, Noguer Mediavilla M, Gavilán Carrasco F. Primary Ewing's sarcoma of the maxilla and zygoma: report of a case. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2005;63:1539-42 pubmed
  15. Boni P, Ferri A, Corradi D, Sesenna E. Fibro-osseous dysplasia localized to the zygomatic arch: case report. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2011;39:138-40 pubmed publisher
    ..The clinical and radiological features are presented, the surgical procedure and indications are then described and the histopathological findings are discussed...
  16. Pekkan G, Tuna S, Oghan F. Extraoral prostheses using extraoral implants. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;40:378-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Six implants were placed in mastoid regions and three in a zygoma region that was irradiated. Two implants failed before initial integration was achieved in irradiated areas...
  17. Acioglu E, Acar G, Alimoglu Y, Cansiz H, Dervisoglu S. Myofibroma of the zygomatic bone in an older child: a case report. Ear Nose Throat J. 2011;90:E1-4 pubmed
    ..g., a failure to perform fine-needle aspiration or frozen-section biopsy) may guide the clinician toward a radical surgical procedure rather than a simple excision...
  18. Sforza C, Grandi G, Pisoni L, Di Blasio C, Gandolfini M, Ferrario V. Soft tissue facial morphometry in subjects with Moebius syndrome. Eur J Oral Sci. 2009;117:695-703 pubmed publisher
    ..These morphological variations may be the combined effect of a general alteration of the motor and sensitive facial nerves, including the trigeminal nerve, and of a maldevelopment of the brainstem...
  19. Sicurezza E, Greco M, Giordano D, Maiorana F, Leonardi R. Accuracy of landmark identification on postero-anterior cephalograms. Prog Orthod. 2012;13:132-40 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to examine accuracy in landmark identification on digital postero-anterior cephalograms, (PAC) assessing the intra-observer and the inter-observer repeatability in determining these landmarks...
  20. Aoki N, Okamura K, Niino D, Iwamoto O, Kusukawa J. Osteochondroma of the right coronoid process (Jacob disease): a case report. Cranio. 2013;31:66-9 pubmed
    ..The major symptoms include restricted mouth opening and morphological changes to the zygoma. The authors present a case report on an 18-year-old male patient with pain in the right zygoma...
  21. Block M, Haggerty C, Fisher G. Nongrafting implant options for restoration of the edentulous maxilla. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009;67:872-81 pubmed publisher
    ..This report discusses 2 nongrafting options for prosthetic rehabilitation in these patients. An extensive summary of the published data has been performed to provide evidence for these recommendations...
  22. Baumgaertel S, Hans M. Assessment of infrazygomatic bone depth for mini-screw insertion. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2009;20:638-42 pubmed publisher
    ..To investigate the bone depth at the infrazygomatic crest with regard to orthodontic mini-screw insertion...
  23. Al Mahdi A, Mahmmood V. Management of zygomatic complex residual deformity due to war in Iraq. J Craniofac Surg. 2012;23:1274-8 pubmed publisher
  24. Frongia G, Piancino M, Bracco A, Crincoli V, Debernardi C, Bracco P. Assessment of the reliability and repeatability of landmarks using 3-D cephalometric software. Cranio. 2012;30:255-63 pubmed
    ..Further evaluation is necessary to better define the 3-D cephalometric system...
  25. Fries F, Youssef P, Irwin P, Tubbs R, Loukas M, Tubbs R. Comparing the left and right Whitnall's tubercles and their relation to the frontozygomatic suture: Application to symmetry following lateral orbital surgery. Orbit. 2016;35:305-308 pubmed
    ..The frontozygomatic suture was found to be a useful landmark in identifying the position of Whitnall's tubercle in the majority of specimens. Such information will be useful in realigning the lateral retinaculum following surgery...
  26. Mu X. Experience in East Asian facial recontouring: reduction malarplasty and mandibular reshaping. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2010;12:222-9 pubmed publisher
    ..A square-shaped face is considered aesthetically unfavorable among East Asians; therefore, reduction malarplasty and mandibular reshaping are becoming more acceptable for aesthetic facial skeleton recontouring...
  27. Ryan J, Fraga Manteiga E, Schwarz T, Clements D. Unilateral synostosis of the zygo-maticotemporal suture associated with mandibular coronoid process impingement in a dog. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. 2013;26:421-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Partial zygomatico-temporal suturectomy resulted in resolution of the clinical signs. To the author's knowledge, isolated zygomaticotemporal syno-stosis with associated temporomandibular subluxation has not been reported in the dog. ..
  28. Zhang Z, Niu F, Tang X, Yu B, Liu J, Gui L. Staged reconstruction for adult complete Treacher Collins syndrome. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20:1433-8 pubmed publisher
    ..After the distraction, the open bite can be closed with subapical osteotomy, and the chin projection can be further added by advancement genioplasty...
  29. Pappa H, Richardson D, Webb A, May P. Individualized template-guided remodeling of the fronto-orbital bandeau in craniosynostosis corrective surgery. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20:178-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The use of individualized templates guiding meticulous forehead remodeling allows for the normalization of craniofacial appearance in the correction of craniosynostosis...
  30. van Vlijmen O, Maal T, Berge S, Bronkhorst E, Katsaros C, Kuijpers Jagtman A. A comparison between two-dimensional and three-dimensional cephalometry on frontal radiographs and on cone beam computed tomography scans of human skulls. Eur J Oral Sci. 2009;117:300-5 pubmed publisher
    ..We therefore recommend that 3D models should not be used for longitudinal research in cases where there are only two-dimensional (2D) records from the past...
  31. Ferreira E, Kuabara M, Gulinelli J. "All-on-four" concept and immediate loading for simultaneous rehabilitation of the atrophic maxilla and mandible with conventional and zygomatic implants. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010;48:218-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Simultaneous maxillary and mandibular rehabilitation with all-on-four immediate loading is a viable, fast and effective option for edentulous patients...
  32. De Santis D, Trevisiol L, Cucchi A, Canton L, Nocini P. Zygomatic and maxillary implants inserted by means of computer-assisted surgery in a patient with a cleft palate. J Craniofac Surg. 2010;21:858-62 pubmed publisher
  33. Li X, Hsu Y, Hu J, Khadka A, Chen T, Li J. Comprehensive consideration and design for treatment of square face. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013;71:1761.e1-14 pubmed publisher
    ..Attention should be paid to the zygomatic projection and square mandible from the frontal view and the gonial angle and mental region configuration from the lateral view to obtain a slender oval face (melon seed face)...
  34. Ishizaki K, Suzuki K, Mito T, Tanaka E, Sato S. Morphologic, functional, and occlusal characterization of mandibular lateral displacement malocclusion. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2010;137:454.e1-9; discussion 454-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Morphologic and functional characteristics of MLD should be clarified to correct and prevent this malocclusion...
  35. Jeong S, Park K, Kang S, Shin H, Kim H, Lee H, et al. Anatomical consideration of the anterior and lateral cutaneous nerves in the scalp. J Korean Med Sci. 2010;25:517-22 pubmed publisher
    ..There were no significant differences between the right and left sides or based on gender (P>0.05). These data can be applied to many neurosurgical diagnostic or therapeutic procedures related to anterolateral scalp cutaneous nerve...
  36. Wang Y, Chang P, Liou E. Opening of circumaxillary sutures by alternate rapid maxillary expansions and constrictions. Angle Orthod. 2009;79:230-4 pubmed publisher
    ..To analyze quantitatively the circumaxillary suture opening after alternate rapid maxillary expansions and constrictions (Alt-RAMEC)...
  37. Moreno E, Vasconcelos B, Carneiro S, Catunda I, Melo A. Evaluation of fixation techniques with titanium plates and Kirschner wires for zygoma fractures: preliminary study. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012;70:2386-93 pubmed publisher
    The aim of the present study was to assess the quality of treatment using two reduction and fixation techniques for zygoma fractures.
  38. Ohura R, Kuroda S, Takahashi T, Tomita Y, Tanaka E. Efficient usage of implant anchorage to treat overerupted maxillary first molar and mesially inclined mandibular molars. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2011;139:113-22 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggest that the use of 2-step implant anchorage is efficient for intrusion and distalization of maxillary molars and extrusion and uprighting of mandibular inclined molars...
  39. Gasparini G, Saponaro G, Moro A, Boniello R, Cervelli D, Pelo S. Zygomatic sagittal split osteotomy: a novel and simple surgical technique for use in midface corrections. J Craniofac Surg. 2010;21:1872-5 pubmed publisher
    ..In this article, we present a simple surgical technique for improving and correcting the orbitozygomatic area. This technique is called zygomatic sagittal split osteotomy (ZSSO)...
  40. Cheng C, Chang C, Ma H, Chiang Y, McMenomey S, Delashaw J. Modified orbitozygomatic craniotomy for large medial sphenoid wing meningiomas. J Clin Neurosci. 2009;16:1157-60 pubmed publisher
    ..The MOZC approach is a clinically feasible, low morbidity, surgical option for paraclinoid lesions, such as large sphenoid wing meningiomas...
  41. Sahoo N, Bhardwaj P. Radiographic assessment of changes in articular tubercle after Dautrey's procedure. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013;71:249-54 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the increase in height and change in position of neo-articular tubercle in cases treated by Dautrey's procedure...
  42. Leboulanger N, Picard A, Roger G, Garabedian E. Fetal rhabdomyoma of the infratemporal fossa in children. Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis. 2010;127:30-2 pubmed publisher
    ..Fetal rhabdomyomas are very rare benign tumors with infrequent head and neck involvement. We present the first report of a case of a 3-year-old child with an infratemporal fossa location...
  43. Guo J, Tian W, Long J, Gong H, Duan S, Tang W. A retrospective study of traumatic temporal hollowing and treatment with titanium mesh. Ann Plast Surg. 2012;68:279-85 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the internal fixation of primary fractures as well as titanium mesh implantation is recommended for patients with serious fractures to reduce the incidence of postoperative temporal hollowing and avoid secondary operations...
  44. Collar R, Byrne P, Boahene K. The subzygomatic triangle: rapid, minimally invasive identification of the masseteric nerve for facial reanimation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;132:183-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The authors sought to identify a rapid and minimally invasive technique based on surgical anatomy independent of intraoperative physical measurements...
  45. Gautam P, Valiathan A, Adhikari R. Skeletal response to maxillary protraction with and without maxillary expansion: a finite element study. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2009;135:723-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this finite element study was to evaluate biomechanically 2 treatment modalities-maxillary protraction alone and in combination with maxillary expansion-by comparing the displacement of various craniofacial structures...
  46. Borzabadi Farahani A, Yen S, Francis C, Lara Sanchez P, Hammoudeh J. A rare case of accessory maxilla and bilateral Tessier no. 7 clefts, a 10-year follow-up. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2013;41:527-31 pubmed publisher
    ..7 clefts, and chondro-cutaneous remnants. A long-term follow-up of these patients is recommended as they often develop craniofacial deformities later in life...
  47. Feng Z, He Y, Liu X, An J, Zhang Y. [Clinical evaluation of computer-navigated surgery in correcting unilateral delayed zygomatic fractures]. Zhonghua Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2012;47:414-8 pubmed publisher
    ..To compare the efficacy of computer-navigated surgery and the 3-D skull models and guide plates for the treatment of unilateral delayed zygomatic fractures...
  48. Freedman M, Ring M, Stassen L. Effect of alveolar bone support on zygomatic implants: a finite element analysis study. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013;42:671-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Low stresses were noted in the zygomatic bone in both models. In conclusion, maxillary alveolar bone support is beneficial in the distribution of forces for zygomatic implants...
  49. Davo R. Zygomatic implants placed with a two-stage procedure: a 5-year retrospective study. Eur J Oral Implantol. 2009;2:115-24 pubmed
  50. Kang S, Kim M, Kim J, Park H, Park W. Marker-free registration for the accurate integration of CT images and the subject's anatomy during navigation surgery of the maxillary sinus. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2012;41:679-85 pubmed publisher
  51. Tavassol F, Kokemüller H, Müller Tavassol C, Schramm A, Rücker M, Gellrich N. A quantitative approach to orbital decompression in Graves' disease using computer-assisted surgery: a compilation of different techniques and introduction of the "temporal cage". J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012;70:1152-60 pubmed publisher
  52. Ellstrom C, Evans G. Evidence-based medicine: zygoma fractures. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;132:1649-57 pubmed publisher
    After studying this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Describe the anatomy of the zygoma and the common signs and symptoms of fracture. 2...
  53. Menif K, Bouziri A, Borgi A, Khaldi A, Ben Hassine L, Ben Jaballah N. Community acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus preseptal cellulitis complicated by zygomatic osteomylitis, cavernous sinus thrombosis and meningitis in a healthy child. Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2011;30:252-6 pubmed publisher
    ..This case exemplifies an aggressive and disseminated CA-MRSA infection with deep venous thrombosis in an infant without predisposing risk factors. The literature is reviewed and recommendations for management are provided...