Multiple facial fractures

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Struck with a stick in the right facial region

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Multiple right facial bone fractures noted; zygomaticotemporal, frontozygomatic region and lateral wall of the right maxillary sinus, with herniation of facial fat into the sinus. In addition, there are fractures involving the palatine bone and body of the right mandible.

There is overlying soft tissue swelling and emphysema.

Case Discussion

In this case, multiple facial fractures are demonstrated.

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Case information

rID: 33606
Published: 1st Feb 2015
Last edited: 11th Apr 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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