Fractures of the facial skeleton and facial asymmetry

  title={Fractures of the facial skeleton and facial asymmetry},
  author={Michael Gleeson},
Fractures of the mandible and middle third of the facial skeleton are most commonly the result of road traffic accidents or physical combat (Hagan and Huelke, 1961; van Hoof, Merkx and Stekelenburg, 1977; Starkhammar and Olofsson, 1982; Brook and Wood, 1983). In recent years the introduction of compulsory seat belt legislation has decreased the incidence of these injuries in the UK (Price, 1983; Steele and Little, 1983). In children, falls, accidents while playing and sports injuries are the… CONTINUE READING