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Osteotomy, Le Fort MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Osteotomy, Le Fort
Tree Number(s)
E04.545.575
E04.555.580.580
E06.645.575
Unique ID
D019340
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019340
Annotation
Le Fort I: coordinate with MAXILLA /‌surg for maxillary advancement; Le Fort II: coordinate with MAXILLARY FRACTURES /‌surg; Le Fort III: coordinate with MAXILLARY FRACTURES /‌surg or CRANIOFACIAL DYSOSTOSIS /‌surg or other related facial abnormality /‌surg
Scope Note
Transverse sectioning and repositioning of the maxilla. There are three types: Le Fort I osteotomy for maxillary advancement or the treatment of maxillary fractures; Le Fort II osteotomy for the treatment of maxillary fractures; Le Fort III osteotomy for the treatment of maxillary fractures with fracture of one or more facial bones. Le Fort III is often used also to correct craniofacial dysostosis and related facial abnormalities. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p1203 & p662)
Entry Term(s)
LeFort Osteotomy
Osteotomy, LeFort
Previous Indexing
Maxilla/surgery (1971-1996)
Maxillary Fractures/surgery (1971-1996)
Osteotomy (1971-1996)
Public MeSH Note
97
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Osteotomy, Le Fort Preferred
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