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An unusual complication after augmentation genioplasty: odontogenic infection requiring implant removal
  • Tania Hassanzadeh,
  • Arnold Lee
Tania Hassanzadeh
Tufts Medical Center

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Arnold Lee
Tufts Medical Center
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Augmentation genioplasty is a common surgical procedure with extremely low infection rates. We present the case of a healthy middle-aged woman who experienced years of chronic infection after chin implantation due to a fractured mandibular canine root, which is exceedingly rare. Awareness of this potential complication will reduce patient morbidity.
20 Oct 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
08 Nov 2021Submission Checks Completed
08 Nov 2021Assigned to Editor
22 Nov 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
13 Dec 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
26 Dec 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
10 Jan 20221st Revision Received
10 Jan 2022Submission Checks Completed
10 Jan 2022Assigned to Editor
10 Jan 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
10 Feb 2022Editorial Decision: Accept
Aug 2022Published in Clinical Case Reports volume 10 issue 8. 10.1002/ccr3.5646