extraoral fracture appliance

ex·tra·o·ral frac·ture ap·pli·ance

a device used for extraoral reduction and fixation of maxillary or mandibular fractures, in which pins, clamps, or screws interjoined with metal or acrylic connectors are used to align the fractured segments.
See also: external pin fixation.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ex·tra·o·ral frac·ture ap·pli·ance

(ekstră-ōrăl frakshŭr ă-plīăns)
Device used for extraoral reduction and fixation of maxillary or mandibular fractures, in which pins, clamps, or screws interjoined with metal or acrylic connectors are used to align the fractured segments.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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