Osteoradionecrosis Following Carbon Ion Radiotherapy: Case History Report of a Soft Palate Defect

Radiotherapy is related to many adverse effects, including trismus, xerostomia, and osteoradionecrosis.1,2 The late effects of radiation decrease tolerance to prosthetic wear and affect the patient’s quality of life. New computer-assisted technologies such as intensity-modulated radiation therapy have been developed to specifically define the tumor and reduce the damage to normal tissues.1

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