Research Article

Andy Gump deformity

Pirabu Sakthivel*, Chirom Amit Singh, and Suresh Chandra Sharma

Published: 09/22/2017 | Volume 1 - Issue 1 | Pages: 046-047

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A 63 year old gentleman presented with ulcer over the lower alveolus for the past 4 months duration. The patient also had pain, loose lower central incisors and occasional bleeding from the ulcer while brushing. On examination an ulceroproliferative growth was seen involving lower alveolus along with adjoining mucosa of the lower lip with mobile central incisors. There was associated bilateral submandibular area lymphadenopathy. Histopathological examination of the ulcer revealed moderately differentiated squamous cell carcinoma. The patient underwent wide local excision with central arch resection of mandible with bilateral modified neck dissection and pectoralis major myocutaneous flap for reconstruction followed by postoperative radiotherapy. During the follow up, patient developed severe “Andy Gump deformity” [Figure 1]. Surgical reconstruction was offered to the patient but denied consent for further intervention.

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