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maxillofacial

 [mak-sil″o-fa´shal]
pertaining to the maxilla and the face.

max·il·lo·fa·cial

(mak-sil'ō-fā'shăl),
Pertaining to the jaws and face, particularly with reference to specialized surgery of this region.

maxillofacial

(măk-sĭl′ō-fā′shəl)
adj.
Relating to or involving the maxilla and the face: a maxillofacial prosthesis.

maxillofacial

adjective Referring to the maxilla and face.

max·il·lo·fa·cial

(mak-sil'ō-fā'shăl)
Pertaining to the jaws and face, particularly with reference to specialized surgery of this region.

maxillofacial

Pertaining to the MAXILLA and the rest of the face. Maxillofacial surgery is much concerned with the treatment of facial injuries and fractures of the facial skeleton.

max·il·lo·fa·cial

(mak-sil'ō-fā'shăl)
Pertaining to jaws and face, particularly with reference to specialized surgery involving this region.
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This descriptive study was carried out at Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery department, Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry (AFID) Rawalpindi from Oct 2012 to Jun 2013.
OMFS specializes in treating many diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral (mouth) and maxillofacial (jaws and face) region.
One thousand maxillofacial and related fractures at the ENT-clinic in Gothenburg.
Etiological factors were identified as falling in 223 patients (17.6%), blunt trauma in 206 patients (16.2%), assault in 155 patients (12.2%), and other causes (e.g., tooth extraction and odontogenic cyst) in 35 patients (2.7%), maxillofacial fractures associated with firearms injuries were identified in 20 patients (1.5%).
A 65-year-old white woman presented to the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Pernambuco School of Dentistry, Universidade de Pernambuco, Northeastern Brazil, complaining of a purplish lesion on the left lateral border of the tongue.
Male patient, brunette skin, 28 years old, attended the outpatient clinic of the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of Santo Antonio Hospital (affiliated to Federal University of Bahia), complaining about progressive mouth opening limitation after assault by a cutting-piercing instrument, 35 days before.
Dodson, "Mandibular third molars and angle fractures," Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.
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In maxillofacial area upper third of face was most frequent site to receive gunshot and ballistic injuries as 10 patients received injuries to upper face which measures about 19.2%.
They said the hospital administration plan to shift ENT, Ophthalmology, Maxillofacial Surgery wards besides hospital store to the new building.
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