Open cap splint with circummandibular wiring for management of pediatric mandibular parasymphysis/symphysis fracture as a definitive treatment modality; a case series.

@article{Kale2013OpenCS,
  title={Open cap splint with circummandibular wiring for management of pediatric mandibular parasymphysis/symphysis fracture as a definitive treatment modality; a case series.},
  author={Tejraj P Kale and Sarvesh B Urologin and Abhishek Kapoor and Jayalakshmi Lingaraj and Sharadindu Mahadevappa Kotrashetti},
  journal={Dental traumatology : official publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={410-5}
}
Management of pediatric maxillofacial injuries is mainly governed by their psychological, physiological, developmental, and anatomical characteristics. Pediatric mandibular fractures can have variable etiologies but have similar manifestations as those in adult patients. There are various treatment modalities to treat mandibular parasymphysis/symphysis fractures in children, which have their own limitations and complications. We currently describe our experience with open cap splint as a… CONTINUE READING