The reconstruction part holds the equal importance to that of treatment part, as the restoration of normal functional and esthetics plays a major role to improve the prognosis of the treatment. Temporalis muscle flap is a thin and versatile flap which can be used for reconstruction of partial defects of the maxilla instead of using free tissue transfer flaps. Raising the flap has simple surgical procedure, but the dissection should be done carefully to prevent injury to the frontotemporal branch of facial nerve on its outer surface and to the main feeding vessels present on the inner part of the temporal muscle. Our case was completed without any major complication. No injuries occur to the branches of facial nerve. No loss of flap was experienced. Postoperative functional and esthetic results were uneventful and satisfying. The first-line reconstructive option for limited resection of the upper maxilla with sparing of the orbital floor and of the anterior alveolar crest1 is temporalis muscle flap.
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