Pattern of Assault-induced Oral and Maxillofacial Injuries in Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria

@inproceedings{Obimakinde2012PatternOA,
  title={Pattern of Assault-induced Oral and Maxillofacial Injuries in Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria},
  author={Obitade Sunday Obimakinde and Victoria Njedika Okoje and Abiodun Olubayo Fasola},
  booktitle={Nigerian journal of surgery : official publication of the Nigerian Surgical Research Society},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Assault, though a major cause of maxillofacial injuries in the developed nations, has not been adequately investigated among Nigerian population. This study aimed to analyze the pattern of maxillofacial injuries caused by assault in our institution. METHODS A descriptive clinical survey of patients with assault-induced oral and maxillofacial injuries presenting to our maxillofacial surgery clinic/emergency ward was carried out. Demographic data and pattern of injuries obtained from… CONTINUE READING

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