Current Concepts in the Mandibular Condyle Fracture Management Part I: Overview of Condylar Fracture

@inproceedings{Choi2012CurrentCI,
  title={Current Concepts in the Mandibular Condyle Fracture Management Part I: Overview of Condylar Fracture},
  author={Kang-Young Choi and Jung-Dug Yang and Ho-Yun Chung and Byung-Chae Cho},
  booktitle={Archives of plastic surgery},
  year={2012}
}
The incidence of condylar fractures is high, but the management of fractures of the mandibular condyle continues to be controversial. Historically, maxillomandibular fixation, external fixation, and surgical splints with internal fixation systems were the techniques commonly used in the treatment of the fractured mandible. Condylar fractures can be extracapsular or intracapsular, undisplaced, deviated, displaced, or dislocated. Treatment depends on the age of the patient, the co-existence of… CONTINUE READING
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