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Brian Burkey, Neal Futran

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Gregorio Sánchez Aniceto, Marcelo Figari

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Daniel Buchbinder

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Brown I, palate

This defect involves the resection of the hard palatal structures, not affecting the dental alveolar tissues. This may or may not result in an oral-antral fistulae and can be lateral or across the midline. This typically results from the resection of a palatal neoplasm.

The illustrated defect corresponds to Brown classification type I with only a horizontal component.

Diagnosis of midface defects - Brown I, Palatal defect