Zygomaticomaxillary complex fracture

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem


Motor vehicle accident

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male

Multiple fracture lines involve the left zygomatic arch, lateral orbital and inferior orbital rims, posterior and anterior maxillary sinus walls. The left infraorbital canal is involved within the fractured anterior sinus wall. Diastasis of the left temporozygomatic, frontozygomatic, and zygomaticomaxillary suture.

Resultant deformity and reduced aeration of the left maxillary sinus with marginal mucosal thickening, but no hemosinus.



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