circumferential wiring


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cir·cum·fer·en·tial wir·ing

fixation of mandibular fractures by passing wires around a section of bone and intraoral splint; that is, circummandibular wiring.
See also: circumzygomatic wiring.

circumferential wiring

A method of treating a fractured mandible by passing wires around the bone and a splint in the oral cavity.
See also: wiring

cir·cum·fer·en·tial wir·ing

(sĭrkŭm-fĕr-enshăl wīring)
Fixation of mandibular fractures by passing wires around a section of bone and intraoral splint; i.e., circummandibular wiring.