Zygomaticomaxillary complex fracture

Case contributed by Dr Nasir Siddiqui

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Assault - Facial blow

Modality: CT

Traumatic findings demonstrate a left zygomaticomaxillary complex fracture or "Tripod" configuration fracture from direct blow to the malar eminence.

Fracture of the lateral orbital rim, zygomatic arch, inferior orbital rim and anterior and posterior maxillary sinus walls are identified.

Volume rendered images demonstrate the fracture complex and the separation/dislocation of the malar eminence.

Case Discussion

Traumatic findings demonstrate a left zygomaticomaxillary complex fracture or "Tripod" configuration fracture from direct blow to the malar eminence.

Fracture of the lateral orbital rim, zygomatic arch, inferior orbital rim and anterior and posterior maxillary sinus walls are identified.

Volume rendered images demonstrate the fracture complex and the separation/dislocation of the malar eminence.

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Case Information

rID: 11108
Case created: 17th Oct 2010
Last edited: 29th Sep 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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