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LeGros D, Mandibular fracture. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 07 Jun 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-40540
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25 Oct 2015
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Presented to the emergency department the morning after being assaulted by an unknown number of assailants. On examination he had swelling to the left jaw and marked tenderness across the mandible.
Age: 30 years
From the case: Mandibular fracture
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Fractures through the left angle and right body of the mandible.
As a ring structure, injuries to the mandible commonly (but not always) occur as a pair. If a single injury is identified, search hard for the second if not immediately obvious.