Patterns of Pediatric Maxillofacial Injuries.

  title={Patterns of Pediatric Maxillofacial Injuries.},
  author={Salwan Yousif Hanna Bede and Waleed Khaleel Ismael and Dhuha A Al-Assaf},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  volume={27 3},
Facial trauma in children and adolescents is reported to range from 1% to 30%. Because of many anatomical, physiological, and psychological characteristics of the pediatric population, maxillofacial injuries in children should be treated with special consideration that is attributable to certain features inherent in facial growth patterns of children. This study evaluated maxillofacial injuries in 726 children in terms of incidence, patterns of injury, causes, and treatment modalities and… CONTINUE READING
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