Guardsman fracture

Case contributed by Dr Prashant Mudgal

Presentation

Middle aged man presented with history of RTA and fall on face.

Patient Data

Age: 49 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Wide, displaced symphyseal fracture of mandible, with bilateral displaced condylar and right coronoid fractures

Modality: CT

Multiple facial fractures noted along with guardsman fracture of mandible (symphyseal fracture with bilateral condylar fractures). Facial fractures include: left parasagittal comminuted maxillary fracture, bilateral anterior and lateral maxillary sinus wall fractures, perpendicular plate of ethmoid fracture, bilateral medial and lateral pterygoid plate fractures.

Case Discussion

Guardsman fracture caused due to direct impact on mandible results in mid line fracture and bilateral condylar fracture.

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Case Information

rID: 36623
Case created: 2nd May 2015
Last edited: 12th Jan 2016
System: Head & Neck
Tag: pm
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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