Facial fibro-osseous lesion & reconstruction: rare practice

Vikas Jain, Saurabh Srivastav, Anshuman Kumar, Naveen Sanchety


Congenital fibro-osseous lesion is rare, but disfiguring and stressing lesion for young adults. Even being benign lesion it needs surgery for improving functional deformities and cosmetic appearance. Reconstruction of defect after surgical excision is required for optimum treatment, depending on size and extent of lesion.


Fibro osseous lesion, Free fibular flap, Reconstruction, Faciomaxillary lesion, Face deformity

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