Association of skull base and facial fractures.

  title={Association of skull base and facial fractures.},
  author={O S Slupchynskyj and A S Berkower and Daniel W. Byrne and C. Gene Cayten},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={102 11},
A retrospective analysis of 268 trauma patients with facial fractures who received computed tomography of the head was undertaken to assess an association with skull base fractures. The incidence of skull base fracture was compared to facial fractures of various anatomic locations. Skull base fractures were significantly increased in orbital wall/rim fractures (36.0%, P = .0823). In contrast, skull base fractures related to orbital floor (27.3%, P = .6191) and maxillary/zygomatic (29.4%, P… CONTINUE READING


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