Mandibular fracture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Post fight.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
X-ray
Undisplaced fracture through the left mandibular angle extending to the left third mandibular molar (3.8). Crown of left first mandibular molar (3.6) crown is mostly missing - trauma vs caries.
X-ray
Fracture through the left mandibular angle.

Case Discussion

Mandibular fractures often, but not always, come in pairs. When one fracture is seen a careful search should be made for a second. 

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Case information

rID: 47494
Case created: 18th Aug 2016
Last edited: 18th Aug 2016
System: Head & Neck
Tag: rapids
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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