Li Wang, Shi-Kun Zhang, Zhi-Ming Wang, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang 110004, Liaoning Province, China
Ying Ma, Department of Pathology, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang 110004, Liaoning Province, China
Patrick K Ha, Division of Head and Neck Oncologic and Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94115, United States
Author contributions: Wang L and Wang ZM contributed to the design of the article; Wang L and Zhang SK contributed to the literature review and manuscript drafting and editing; Ha PK, as an English native speaker, contributed to the critical revision and content of the manuscript; all authors approved the final draft submitted.
Supported by Natural Science Foundation of Liaoning Province, No. 20170541042.
Informed consent statement: Informed written consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this report and any accompanying images. The study was reviewed and approved by the Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University Institutional Review Board.
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Corresponding author: Zhi-Ming Wang, DDS, MD, PhD, Doctor, Professor, Surgeon, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, No. 36, Sanhao Street, Heping District, Shenyang 110004, Liaoning Province, China. email@example.com
Received: November 1, 2018
Peer-review started: November 1, 2018
First decision: November 27, 2018
Revised: December 20, 2018
Accepted: December 29, 2018
Article in press: December 30, 2018
Published online: February 6, 2019