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facial bone

n.
Any of the bones surrounding the mouth and nose and contributing to the eye sockets, including the upper jawbones, the zygomatic, nasal, lacrimal, and palatine bones, lower jawbone, and hyoid bone.
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[3] Among the facial bone fractures (44); nasal bone fractures were commonest 47.7%, followed by Jaw bone fracture 18.1%, and teeth dislocation 22.2%.
It also provides comparison of the pattern and treatment of facial bone fractures in other regions.
The most frequently fractured facial bone was the mandible (18.0%), the most frequent dentoalveolar trauma was concussion (78.0%) and the most frequent soft tissue injury was contusion (82.4%).
Facial bone fractures are best diagnosed with thin-slice CT and should prompt clinicians to think along these lines while investigating these cases.
The facial bones that have been affected by the malformation are the left zygoma, maxilla and mandible.
Use of intravenous bisphosphonates was associated with an increased risk of jaw or facial bone surgery (hazard ratio [HR] = 3.15, 95% confidence interval [CI] = 1.86 to 5.32) and an increased risk of being diagnosed with inflammatory conditions or osteomyelitis of the jaw (HR = 11.48, 95% CI = 6.49 to 20.33), compared with nonuse.
Calcium to Promote Normal Facial Bone Health: Deteriorating facial bones over time are a significant contributor to facial sagging and under-eye problems including the dreaded "hollow-eyes" look.
The mandible is the largest and only moveable facial bone. h begins as 2 separate bones and unites anteriorly when a child approaches 1 year of age.
Yuki Koike, the 21-year-old driver of the bus and the escort's brother, was seriously injured with lung contusion and a 29-year-old woman, who was among the 25 passengers, also sustained serious injuries with a facial bone fracture, the police said.
Genitourinary defects and nervous system anomalies accounted for the third- and fourth-leading causes of admissions, followed by other problems such as cleft palate, hip deformity, skull and facial bone defects, and spinal and foot deformities.
Mr Floyd was attacked by a man and Butlin tried to act as a peacemaker - but he then lost patience and punched Mr Floyd so hard he fractured a facial bone, which needed an operation.
The study also found that women had a significant decrease in facial bone volume at a younger age than men, causing them to see the signs of aging sooner.