jaw fracture

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jaw frac·ture

(jaw frakshŭr)
Osseous breakage or trauma to the maxilla or mandible.
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But a CT scan also discovered a cracked sternum, broken nose and a jaw fracture.
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Murtagh was stood down for the rest of the meeting and Dr Adrian McGoldrick, chief medical officer of the Turf Club, said: "Johnny has a suspected jaw fracture. He'll be having x-rays and we'll know tomorrow what the results are.
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Occasionally, symptoms aren't obvious, but usually osteonecrosis is marked by pain, swelling, discharge, non-healing wounds of the jaw or even jaw fracture. Treatment may involve scraping away affected bone, antibiotics, and mouth rinses.
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HOCKEY: Catriona Ralph has been given the go-ahead to join the Scotland squad for the second round of the World League in Brazil after surgery on a jaw fracture.
The principle of immobilizing these fractures in young animals and potential complications arising from jaw fracture needs attention.