Incidence, aetiology and pattern of mandibular fractures in central Switzerland.

@article{Zix2011IncidenceAA,
  title={Incidence, aetiology and pattern of mandibular fractures in central Switzerland.},
  author={Juergen Andreas Zix and Benoit Schaller and Olivier Lieger and Nikola Saulacic and Hanna Thor{\'e}n and Tateyuki Iizuka},
  journal={Swiss medical weekly},
  year={2011},
  volume={141},
  pages={
          w13207
        }
}
PURPOSE The two major causative factors for mandibular fractures, as stated in the literature, are either interpersonal violence or motor vehicle accidents. The purpose of this study was to describe epidemiological trends of mandibular fractures in Switzerland. A special emphasis was directed towards the potential impact of socio-economic standards on the mechanism and pattern of mandible fractures. PATIENTS AND METHODS A database of patients aged over 16 years who had been diagnosed with a… CONTINUE READING

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