craniofacial dysjunction fracture


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cra·ni·o·fa·cial dys·junc·tion frac·ture

a complex fracture in which the facial bones are separated from the cranial bones.

cra·ni·o·fa·cial dys·junc·tion frac·ture

(krā'nē-ō-fā'shăl dis-jŭngk'shŭn frak'shŭr)
A complex fracture in which the facial bones are separated from the cranial bones.
Synonym(s): Le Fort III fracture.

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.