MAXILLOFACIAL TRAUMA: Management of Maxillary Fractures

Cunningham Jr., Larry L.; Haug, Richard H.
June 2004
Peterson's Principles of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery;2004, Vol. 1, p435
Book Chapter
Chapter 23 of the book "Peterson's Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery" is presented. It describes the Le Fort levels of maxillary fracture. The hemorrhage in Le Fort level fractures may be treated by placing nasal packs of medical materials such as Merocel packing and Epistat. It cites the possible complications associated with rigid internal fixation in patients with maxillary fracture.


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