Guerin fracture

Gué·rin frac·ture

(gā-rĭn[h]'),
a fracture of the facial bones in which there is a horizontal fracture at the base of the maxillae above the apices of the teeth.

hor·i·zon·tal max·il·la·ry frac·ture

(hōr'i-zon'tăl mak'si-lar-ē frak'shŭr)
A horizontal fracture at the base of the maxillae above the apices of the teeth.
Synonym(s): Guérin fracture, Le Fort I fracture.

Guérin,

Alphonse F.M., French surgeon, 1816-1895.
Guérin fold - Synonym(s): Guérin valve
Guérin fracture - a fracture of the facial bones. Synonym(s): horizontal fracture; Le Fort I fracture;
Guérin glands - Synonym(s): glands of the female urethra
Guérin sinus - a cul-de-sac or diverticulum behind the valve of the navicular fossa.
Guérin valve - a fold of mucous membrane sometimes found in the root of the navicular fossa of the urethra. Synonym(s): Guérin fold; valve of navicular fossa

Le Fort,

René, French surgeon, 1869-1951.
Le Fort amputation - a modification of Pirogoff amputation.
Le Fort classification - classification of bone fractures (I, II, III).
Le Fort I fracture - Synonym(s): Guérin fracture
Le Fort II fracture - Synonym(s): pyramidal fracture
Le Fort III fracture - Synonym(s): craniofacial dysjunction fracture
Le Fort osteotomy - osteotomy often done to correct a maxillary skeletal deformity.

Gué·rin frac·ture

(gā-rin[h] frakshŭr)
Breakage of facial bones in which there is a horizontal fracture at base of maxillae above apices of the teeth.
Synonym(s): Le Fort I fracture.