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National Journal of Maxillofacial Surgery
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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 166-171

The maxillofacial injuries: A study

1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, K.G. Medical University, Lucknow, India
2 Department of Anaesthesia, K.G. Medical University, Lucknow, India

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Vibha Singh
A-43, Krishna Nagar, Lucknow
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0975-5950.111372

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Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence and etiology of maxillofacial fractures and also to evaluate different treatment modalities. Study design: The sample consisted of 1,038 patients, with maxillofacial injuries treated at our center from June 2006 to June 2011. Cause, type, site of injury, gender, age and treatment given to them, all these parameter are evaluated. Conclusion: The results of this study exhibit that road traffic accidents is the main reason for maxilla facial injuries followed by fall from height.Maxillofacial injuries are more frequent in male than in female. The mandible was most frequently involved facial bone. The miniplate osteosynthesis was the most widespread of the fixation technique but conservative management of the fractured bone also has a significance importance in treatment modalities.

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