Elderly patients with maxillofacial trauma: study of mandibular condyle fractures.

@article{Nogami2015ElderlyPW,
  title={Elderly patients with maxillofacial trauma: study of mandibular condyle fractures.},
  author={S Nogami and Kensuke Yamauchi and Toshio Yamashita and Yoshihiro Kataoka and Bunichi Hirayama and Kenko Tanaka and Tetsu Takahashi},
  journal={Dental traumatology : official publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology},
  year={2015},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={73-6}
}
BACKGROUND/AIM The aim of this study was to investigate the trends and characteristic features of mandibular condyle fractures in elderly patients in terms of etiology, patterns, and treatment modalities. PATIENTS AND METHODS Records of 201 patients aged 65 years and older, who were treated for maxillofacial fractures at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kyushu Dental University, and Tohoku University from January 2002 to December 2013, were retrospectively analyzed. Patient… CONTINUE READING