Etiology and incidence of maxillofacial fractures in the north of Jordan.

@article{Bataineh1998EtiologyAI,
  title={Etiology and incidence of maxillofacial fractures in the north of Jordan.},
  author={Anwar Barakat Bataineh},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={1998},
  volume={86 1},
  pages={31-5}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this investigation was to determine the causes and incidence of maxillofacial fractures in the country of Jordan. DESIGN A retrospective review of patient records and radiographs for the 5-year period from 1992 to 1997 was conducted. Data regarding age, gender, cause of fracture, anatomic site, and treatment modalities were reviewed. RESULTS During the 5-year period, 563 patients with 756 maxillofacial fractures were treated. The age range was 5 to 73 years (mean… CONTINUE READING