[Traumatology of the alar ligaments].

@article{Saternus1987TraumatologyOT,
  title={[Traumatology of the alar ligaments].},
  author={K S Saternus and C Thrun},
  journal={Aktuelle Traumatologie},
  year={1987},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={214-8}
}
A postmortem study of craniocerebral traumas of varying severity was done to determine the pattern of injury of the alar ligaments. It was found that in the entire group of patients (n = 30) the alar ligaments were ruptured or suffused with blood 11 times. No close relationship was found between the massive nature of the cranial trauma and the severity of the injury of the alar ligaments. In some cases the alar ligaments were not at all involved even though the skull had suffered extensive… CONTINUE READING

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