Zygomaticomaxillary complex fracture and subsequent surgical repair

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon


Facial trauma few hours back. Swelling and bruises in face.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male

Left zygomaticomaxillary complex fracture including left temporal-zygomatic and frontal-zygomatic and zygomaticomaxillary suture fracture diastases. Left maxillary sinus fractures and left lateral and inferior orbital wall fractures. Haemorhage within the left maxillary sinus and gas within the adjacent soft-tissues. 

Plate and screw fixation of the left frontal-zygomatic and zygomaticomaxillary suture fracture diastases and mesh repair of the inferior orbital wall. The medial vertical maxillary buttress has also been repaired. 

Case Discussion

Left zygomaticomaxillary complex fracture and subsequent surgical repair.

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Case information

rID: 32211
Case created: 18th Nov 2014
Last edited: 24th Nov 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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