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DENTISTRY Figure 10B. Sarcoma affecting a dog's rostral mandible. Figure 10C. A bilateral partial mandibulectomy. Total mandibulectomy: The surgical removal of one mandible and surrounding soft tissues; also called a unilateral mandibulectomy (Figure 11). Partial maxillectomy: Surgical removal (en bloc) of part of the maxilla and/or other facial bones and surrounding soft tissues; also called a unilateral rostral maxillectomy (Figures 12A-12H). Figure 11. Total mandibulectomy diagram. Figure 12A. Partial maxillectomy diagram. vet360 Issue 04 | SEPTEMBER 32 Issue 2018 04 | | AUGUST 2017 32