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Mandible fracture

Case contributed by Ian Bickle
Diagnosis certain

Presentation

Good night out on the town, which deteriorated. Left jaw pain.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
x-ray

Left parasymphyseal fracture of the mandible.

No right sided mandibular fracture.

Case Discussion

The parasymphyseal region is one of the commonest sites for a mandibular fracture either in combination with another fracture or in isolation.

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