Pediatric injuries in maxillofacial trauma: a 5 year study.

  title={Pediatric injuries in maxillofacial trauma: a 5 year study.},
  author={S V Kumaraswamy and Nanjappa Madan and R. Keerthi and Deora Shakti Singh},
  journal={Journal of maxillofacial and oral surgery},
  volume={8 2},
Fractures of the facial skeleton in children are less frequent. This clinical retrospective study of 5 year was conducted on 95 patients aged less than 16 years who sustained maxillofacial injuries during the period 2003 to 2008. Age, sex, etiology incidence and type of fracture were studied. The ratio of boys to girls was 1.9:1. The 7-12 year age group was commonly involved and the highest incidence was at age of ten years. Falls were the most common cause of injury accounting for 41… CONTINUE READING