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Fracture of the tibia after a fibula graft for mandibular reconstruction: a rare complication, report of a case
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  • Ru-shan Goey,
  • Bert van Drunen,
  • Enrike van der Linden,
  • J. P. Richard van Merkesteyn
Ru-shan Goey
Leiden Universitair Medisch Centrum
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Bert van Drunen
Leiden Universitair Medisch Centrum
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Enrike van der Linden
Leiden Universitair Medisch Centrum
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J. P. Richard van Merkesteyn
Leiden Universitair Medisch Centrum
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Abstract

An uncommon complication after a fibula graft for a mandibular reconstruction is a fracture of the tibia. This report describes a case and the treatment of a fracture of the tibia after a partial mandibulectomy and neck dissection, followed by a mandibular reconstruction with a vascularized left fibula graft.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

20 Nov 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
25 Nov 2020Submission Checks Completed
25 Nov 2020Assigned to Editor
02 Dec 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
02 Jan 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
02 Jan 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
29 Jan 20211st Revision Received
03 Feb 2021Submission Checks Completed
03 Feb 2021Assigned to Editor
03 Feb 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
11 Feb 2021Editorial Decision: Accept