Fractures of the zygomatic complex in Nigerian patients.

  title={Fractures of the zygomatic complex in Nigerian patients.},
  author={Emmanuel Oladepo Adekeye},
  journal={Journal of oral surgery},
  volume={38 8},
A survey of 337 Nigerian patients with fractures of the zygomatic complex disclosed that almost 96% involved males, more than 80% were between 21 and 40 years old, and 82.2% were caused by traffic accidents. The incidence of fractures caused by traffic accidents, falls, and sports was not significantly higher on the left side of the face than on the right, but those resulting from fights occurred significantly more often on the left side of the face. The highest incidence of fractures occurred… CONTINUE READING

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