TITLE

MAXILLOFACIAL TRAUMA: Orbital and Ocular Trauma

AUTHOR(S)
Ochs, Mark W.
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Peterson's Principles of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery;2004, Vol. 1, p463
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 24 of the book "Peterson's Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery" is presented. It states that orbital fractures that involve frontal sinuses usually lead to eye injuries. It cites the need for physicians to evaluate associated injuries such as orbital canal and globe perforation in patients suffering from orbital fractures caused by severe blunt force trauma. The author recommends thin porous polyethylene sheeting for linear and blow-out fractures.
ACCESSION #
28571325

 

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