Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Case of the Month

January, 2000


The patient is a 60 y.o. male that was referred to our office for a maxillary full mouth extraction and excision of buccal exostosis in the right and left maxillary alveolar ridge areas.


The patient has allergies to Penicillin and Sulfa . Serious illnesses included C.O.P.D. (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and a history of renal calculi. Medications taken by the patient were Prevental and Thedur. Facial examination revealed a portwine stain over the left maxillary division of the trigeminal nerve. Increase vasculature of the left soft palate and maxillary gingiva was noted. In addition, increase vasculature was noted of the conjunctiva of the left eye. Oral examination also revealed non-functional teeth #'s 2 and 3. Tooth # 4 had a fracture of the crown secondary to dental caries. Horizontal alveolar bone loss was present. Extensive right and left maxillary buccal exostosis were noted in the maxilla.


Plan / Treatment:

Patient treated by:
  • Dr. Steven R. Tucker Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

 Steven R. Tucker DMD, PSC
 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
 909 Scherm Road
 Owensboro, KY 42301
 phone: 1-270-926-4107
 fax: 1-270-926-4166
 url: www.srt-psc.com


Last Modified: January 2, 2000

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