An epidemiologic survey of facial fractures and concomitant injuries.

  title={An epidemiologic survey of facial fractures and concomitant injuries.},
  author={Richard H Haug and Jonathan Prather and Albert Thomas Indresano},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  volume={48 9},
A 5-year review of facial fractures and concomitant injuries at a level 1 trauma center is presented. The anatomic location of the facial fractures, age and sex of the patients, cause of injury, and associated systems injuries are presented. The majority of facial fractures were found in males; the most prevalent age range was 16 to 30 years. Mandible fractures outranked zygomatic and maxillary fractures (6:2:1). Assaults and motor vehicle accidents were the most frequent causes of facial… CONTINUE READING
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