Split Rib Cranioplasty for Frontal Osteoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature


Koksal V., Kayaci S., BEDİR R.

IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.18, no.7, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5812/ircmj.29541
  • Journal Name: IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: Autografts, Cranial Vault, Cranioplasty, Osteoma, Rib, Defect, SKULL DEFECTS, RECONSTRUCTION, CHILDREN, GRAFTS, MANAGEMENT
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Osteomas are benign bone tumors. They generally lead to a local thickness on the frontal bone in calvarium. When they occur on the forehead, they often cause a cosmetic disorder without any neurological symptoms. The significant problem is the repair method of the cranium defect.