Anterior tympanic plate fracture following extraction of the lower molar

@article{Kim2016AnteriorTP,
  title={Anterior tympanic plate fracture following extraction of the lower molar},
  author={Yeon-Ho Kim and Moon-Key Kim and Sang-Hoon Kang},
  journal={Journal of the Korean Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2016},
  volume={42},
  pages={51 - 54}
}
The present case report describes an external auditory canal injury following extraction of the lower molar. The external auditory canal was torn in the same fashion that occurs in an anterior tympanic plate fracture. This case demonstrates one of the rare complications associated with dental extractions. 

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