Subacute massive edema of the submandibular region after frenuloplasty

J Craniofac Surg. 2013 Jan;24(1):e74. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0b013e3182700e8a.

Abstract

An unusual complication, subacute massive edema of the submandibular region, encountered after a conventional frenuloplasty procedure in a 3-year-old boy is presented.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Ankyloglossia
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents / therapeutic use
  • Child, Preschool
  • Edema / drug therapy
  • Edema / etiology*
  • Humans
  • Lingual Frenum / surgery*
  • Male
  • Mandible
  • Mouth Abnormalities / surgery*
  • Postoperative Complications / drug therapy
  • Postoperative Complications / etiology*
  • Sutures / adverse effects*

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents