facial fracture

facial fracture

See LeFort classification.
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He said Miss Bland had suffered a serious facial fracture and must have been in considerable pain.
Bosh is expected to need "weeks" to recover after surgery to repair a facial fracture suffered when he was struck by Antawn Jamison's elbow.
The veteran Scotland defender, due to lead his country against Holland on Wednesday, was stretchered off in the second half of Coventry's 5-0 defeat at West Ham and looked to have suffered a double facial fracture.
The 37-year-old sustained a facial fracture, whereas the 39-year-old suffered a head injury.
He punched him hard in the face, causing him to fall to the floor and months of problems due to a facial fracture.
Other topics include pediatric facial injuries; endoscopic facial fracture management; facial paralysis; embryology of the craniofacial complex; orthodontics in cleft lip and palate management; management of nonmelanoma skin cancer; body contouring; delayed postmastectomy reconstruction techniques; disorders of musicians' hands; and upper limb aesthetic and functional prosthetics.
The long-term goal of the study was to add knowledge to the area of facial fracture epidemiology, improve detection of facial fractures among trauma patients helping in proper & early management.
The assault left Mr Johnson with a facial fracture which required surgery and two metal plates inserted.
A MAN sustained a facial fracture after he was punched by a stranger.
Infection of air-filled sites is possible, especially if the port of entry is unclean, as in the case of an open facial fracture. The complications of pneumomediastinum include cardiac tamponade, airway obstruction, pneumothorax, mediastinitis, and deep neck infection.
This study shows that the most common cause of facial fracture was road traffic accidents (58.4%) especially by motor bike accidents and Chingchi Rikshaws which is consistent with the other studies carried out in Pakistan.15-17-18 and also in other countries.5-8-19 The reason for the accidents in our setup was due to the socio-economic conditions and violations of traffic rules whereas in developed countries accidents are mostly due to alcohol intoxication.5 Majority of the patients in this study had other associated injuries which were treated concomitantly.
Clinical diagnosis and characteristics of facial fracture at Midwestern level, trauma centre.