15 years follow-up on condylar fractures.

  title={15 years follow-up on condylar fractures.},
  author={Lars Dahlstr{\"o}m and K E Kahnberg and Lasse Lindahl},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  volume={18 1},
The masticatory system was examined, clinically and radiographically, in 14 children, 8 teenagers and 14 adults, 15 years after conservatively treated condylar fractures. In children, no major growth disturbances were observed and in most cases, there were no signs of the earlier fracture and the function of the masticatory system was good. In teenagers, the anatomical and functional restitution of the TMJ was not as good as in the children, but hardly gave rise to objective symptoms. In the… CONTINUE READING

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