Intrasphenoidal migration of a premaxillary Kirschner wire

Kayikcioglu A., Karamusel S., Mavili E., Erk Y., Benli K.

CLEFT PALATE-CRANIOFACIAL JOURNAL, vol.37, no.2, pp.209-211, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier


Objective: The use of Kirschner wire for the fixation of premaxilla is a well-known method in bilateral cleft lip surgery. We report a case in which the Kirschner wire of the premaxillary fixation had migrated intrasphenoidally.