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maxillofacial

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

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

adjective Referring to the maxilla and face.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
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max·il·lo·fa·cial

(mak-sil'ō-fā'shăl)
Pertaining to jaws and face, particularly with reference to specialized surgery involving this region.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The causes and incidence of maxillofacial injuries vary widely from one country to another because of social cultural and environmental factors.8-12
The coordinated and sequential collection of data concerning chronological and demographic patterns of maxillofacial injuries may help health care providers to make a record of facial trauma.
This is in accordance with studies done interna- tionally where majority of trauma is reported to occur in 3rd decade of life.1920 Studies done in Pakistan on pattern of maxillofacial injuries report similar findings.
Worthington and Snape[26] reported a case of HS in a 17-year-old girl with cranial nerve involvement, as an unusual manifestation of skull base fracture in a patient with maxillofacial injuries. In this case, HS associated with basilar skull fractures is most likely caused by trauma to the postganglionic pericarotid plexus as it traverses the carotid canal within the petrous bone.
Review of maxillofacial injuries in Chennai, India: a study of 2748 cases.
Stassen, "Speeding and maxillofacial injuries: impact of the introduction of penalty points for speeding offences," British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.
Until recently, traffic accidents were the most common cause of maxillofacial injuries in most countries.
Craniomaxillofacial is the common surgery that are undertaken for patients requiring facial or carnial bone treatment due to any cranio maxillofacial injuries and other trauma fractures.
He stated: 'fractures, dislocations, ligamentous disruptions, and dental and maxillofacial injuries are common'.
Maxillofacial injuries during sports should be studied further to determine the most frequent causes and indicate proper treatment and protection equipment to minimize the risk of an injured athlete being absent from practice and competition for a long period of time (TANAKA et al., 1996; WITHNALL et al., 2005).
Faris manages the pharmacy and the hospital's administrative duties, occasionally helping treat maxillofacial injuries.