THE OUTCOME OF SURGICAL INTERVENTION OF MALIGNANT TUMORS OF MAXILLA
*Abdulkhudher A. Alwan
Malignant tumors of the maxilla and paranasal sinuses constitute less than 1% of whole malignant tumor of the body and about 3% of upper aerodigestive tract malignant tumor. Malignant tumors of maxilla are usually locally advanced and invades the surrounding structures. The aim of this study is the outcome of surgical intervention of malignant tumors of maxilla. This is a retrospective study of 16 patients attended to AL-Shaheed Gazi AL-Hariri and Al zahraa Teaching Hospitals, Of 16 patients, 5 patients developed recurrence with mean age 53.5years, four of them diagnosed S.C.C. The early diagnosis and management of the malignant tumors of maxilla is important to reduce the incidence of the recurrence. Aim of study: is the out come of surgical intervention of malignant tumors of maxilla.
Keywords: Outcome, maxilla.
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