Management of symphysis fracture in a 3-year-old child with prefabricated acrylic splint and circum-mandibular wiring.

@article{Srinivasan2013ManagementOS,
  title={Management of symphysis fracture in a 3-year-old child with prefabricated acrylic splint and circum-mandibular wiring.},
  author={Ila Srinivasan and Madisetty Naveen Kumar and P. Satish Kumaran and Arihant Bhandari and J. Udhya},
  journal={Journal of dentistry for children},
  year={2013},
  volume={80 1},
  pages={
          36-40
        }
}
Pediatric mandibular fractures are often the sequelae of facial skeletal injuries in patients with trauma and frequently require hospitalization. Due to the retrusive mid-face position relative to the calvarial prominence, facial fractures are rare in children younger than 5 years of age. Although rare, they most often occur as a result of motor vehicle accidents. The purpose of this report is to describe the management of a mandibular symphysis fracture in a 3-year-old boy with displacement… CONTINUE READING