Considerations in the management of maxillofacial infections in the pregnant patient.

@article{Lawrenz1996ConsiderationsIT,
  title={Considerations in the management of maxillofacial infections in the pregnant patient.},
  author={D R Lawrenz and Brian Whitley and John F. Helfrick},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={1996},
  volume={54 4},
  pages={474-85}
}
PURPOSE The pregnant patient who presents with a maxillofacial infection requires additional management considerations. The maternal-fetal unit requires particular attention to maintain fetal viability, assure a normal pregnancy, and obtain a desirable outcome. The purpose of this article is to inform the oral and maxillofacial surgeon of the clinically relevant material that one needs to understand and consider when treating maxillofacial infections in this particular patient population. 

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