craniofacial suspension wiring


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cra·ni·o·fa·cial sus·pen·sion wir·ing

a method of wiring using areas of bones not contiguous with the oral cavity for the support of fractured jaw segments (for example, pyriform aperture, zygomatic arch, zygomatic process of the frontal bone).

craniofacial suspension wiring

Wiring using bones not contiguous with the oral cavity for attachment of wires that lead from those bones to the fractured jaw segments.
See also: wiring

cra·ni·o·fa·cial sus·pen·sion wir·ing

(krānē-ō-fāshăl sŭs-penshŭn wīring)
Method of wiring using areas of bones not contiguous with the oral cavity for the support of fractured jaw segments.