• An anterolateral transfacial approach for tumors of the retromaxillary space, the nasopharynx, and the middle cranial fossa features a temporary removal of the malar complex and resection of the coronoid process and the pterygoid plates. Two cases demonstrate use of this approach. Results and complications are observed in six patients.
(Arch Otolaryngol 1985;111:30-33)
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