Facial trauma

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Motorcycle accident.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

CT Facial bones

CT images are showing multiple facial fractures distributed on the right face: 

- mandibular body in both sides, on the right involving the alveolar process and the first and second molar teeth; on the left involving the mental foramen and the alveolar process of the first premolar tooth. 

- mandibular angle on the right associated with ramus displacement. 

- right zygomatic arch (which presents angulated) and right orbital face of the zygomatic bone; fracture also in the union of the frontal process of the zygomatic bone and the zygomatic process of the frontal bone. 

- right sphenoid bone.

- maxilla on the right : anterior and posterior walls of the maxillary sinus, as well as the orbital floor. 

There is mild pneumocranium on the right and hemosinus. Brain parenchyma is unremarkable (not shown). 

Case Discussion

Severe facial trauma showing multiple facial fractures on the right, which includes a zygomaticomaxillary complex fracture and angle and body of the mandibula

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Case information

rID: 39680
Published: 15th Sep 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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