TITLE

MAXILLOFACIAL TRAUMA: Management of Panfacial Fractures

AUTHOR(S)
Louis, Patrick J.
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Peterson's Principles of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery;2004, Vol. 1, p547
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 28 of the book "Peterson's Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery" is presented. It states that panfacial fractures are caused by motor vehicle collisions, sports-related accidents and gunshot wounds. It explains the importance of soft tissue resuspension to patient's long-term facial esthetics. The author discusses the cause and prevention of the widening of the facial complex, a complication associated with panfacial fractures.
ACCESSION #
28571329

 

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