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A Clinical Study of the Facial Bone Fractures
Jai-Mann Lew

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery College of Medicine, Han Yang University, seoul Korea
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The cases reported in this paper include all cases with fractures of the facial bones, admitted to the hospital during last 4 years(1972 to 1976). A total of 71 paients with facial bone fractures were admitted, The 46 caes (64.8% of total) had the mandible fractures, zygoma fractures; 16 cases, nasal bone fractures; 5 cases and maxilla; 16 cases. The incidence was 54 cases(76.1%) in male and l7 cases(23,9%) in female. The most cases of the facial bone fractures occurred in the age group of 21 to,30 years old and the most common cause was traffic accidents(59.2%) The injuried site in the mandible fractures were following. 1) The bilateral fractures were 13 cases, 1/4 cases in the left side and l8 cases in the right side. 2) The most common site was the symphsis(32,4%), the condyloid process(9.9%), 3) The multiple fractures cases were 23,9% , The 46 cases were combined other injuies, The treatment were inter-osseus wire fixation, intermaxillary fixation with arch bars and rubber bands in the almost cases, The almost patients were compctely healed within 8 weeks without complication,

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