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VOLUME 15 , ISSUE 4 ( July-August, 2022 ) > List of Articles


Management of Alveolar Cleft Defect by Iliac Crest Secondary Bone Grafting: A Case Report

Charan Teja Vemagiri, Srikanth Damera, Venkata Ravi Chandrababu Pamidi

Keywords : Iliac crestal bone, Osteogenesis, Secondary alveolar bone grafting

Citation Information : Vemagiri CT, Damera S, Pamidi VR. Management of Alveolar Cleft Defect by Iliac Crest Secondary Bone Grafting: A Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2022; 15 (4):472-474.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-2405

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 17-12-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Aim and objective: This case report aims to describe the management of alveolar cleft defect by iliac crest secondary bone grafting. Background: The secondary alveolar bone grafting performed during the mixed dentition period is an essential module of modern-day rehabilitation of cleft lip and palate patients with alveolar defects. Iliac crest bone graft is a frequent secondary graft used and is technique sensitive. Case description: A 12-year-old girl with alveolar cleft defect having problems with speech and regurgitation of fluids from nostril was presented and its management by a combination of iliac crest bone grafting and platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) was described. Conclusion: One year recall radiograph showed successful bone augmentation with this secondary alveolar bone grafting along with application of platelet rich plasma (PRP). Clinical significance: Osseous integration can be enhanced by PRP application over the graft which gives greater clinical outcome with less invasiveness.

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