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The authors present a classification of trauma to the cranial base, based on observation in 80 cases. There are five types. Type I : involves only the anterior wall of the frontal sinus. Type II : involves the face (craniofacial disjunction of the Lefort II type or crush face) and extend upward to the cranial base and, in occurency, to the anterior wall of(More)
  • J Fain
  • 1980
The different types of fractures of the upper jaw and facial bones and their extension to the anterior wall of the frontal sinus are discussed. Possible effects on the bony floor of the anterior shelf of the base of the skull and subjacent meninges are outlined. These injuries are then reviewed as part of the larger picture of lesions of the middle third of(More)
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