Tripod fracture

Case contributed by Dr Vikas Shah


Fall down a flight of stairs.


There are THREE fractures involving the zygomaticomaxillary complex:

  1. zygomatic arch
  2. lateral orbital wall
  3. inferior orbital wall

Oxygen tubing with nasal prongs and artifact from dental fillings also seen.

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rID: 47536
Published: 20th Aug 2016
Last edited: 20th Aug 2016
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