Mandibular fractures with dental trauma

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

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Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

There is a comminuted fracture of the body of the mandible with a fracture line that extends into the right canine (43) with a fracture of the root evident. There is a fracture through the ramus of the right mandible involving the base of the right coronoid process. 

There is a comminuted fracture of the body of the mandible with a fracture line that extends into the right canine (43) with a fracture of the root. There is a fracture through the ramus of the right mandible involving the base of the right coronoid process. There is a minimally displaced fracture of the nasal bone.

Case Discussion

Mandibular symphysis fractures are much more associated with dental injuries than fractures elsewhere in the mandible. 

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Case information

rID: 56134
Case created: 13th Oct 2017
Last edited: 1st Nov 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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