Intracranial dislocation of the mandibular condyle: report of two cases and review of the literature.

@article{Spanio2002IntracranialDO,
  title={Intracranial dislocation of the mandibular condyle: report of two cases and review of the literature.},
  author={S Spanio and Ugo Baciliero and Umberto Fornezza and Vittore Pinna and Alberto Toffanin and Ernesto Padula},
  journal={The British journal of oral & maxillofacial surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={253-5}
}
Fractures of the mandibular condylar process are common and account for up to 40% of all mandibular fractures. Penetration of the condylar head into the middle cranial fossa is, however, rare. We have found reports of only 43 cases since 1834. The diagnosis of intracranial condylar dislocation is difficult, there are usually no particular symptoms or… CONTINUE READING