MAXILLOFACIAL TRAUMA: Management of Panfacial Fractures

Louis, Patrick J.
June 2004
Peterson's Principles of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery;2004, Vol. 1, p547
Book Chapter
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.


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