exam II contemporary oral and maxillofacial surgery
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classification by nature of the fracture (4)
fracture that has no communication with outside
fracture that has communication with the outside
"greenstick" fracture; has one side of bone broken and other side bent
mandibular fractures described by location
- alveolar process
the alveolar process does not extend to the?
midline of the palate
A horizontal fracute line that extends above the roots of teh teeth, above teh palate, acress the maxillary sinus, below the zygomatic process, and across the pterygoid plates
Le Fort I
The midface fracture extends over the middle of the nose, down the medial wall of the orbits, across the infraorbital rims, and posteriorly acress the pterygoid plates
Le Fort II
the high-level craniofacial fracture extends transversely across the bridge of teh nose, across the orbits and the zygomatic arches and across the pterygoid plates
Le Fort III
refers to the use of sugical flap procedure to expose the fracture ends and bring them together for healing
accomplished by manipulation fo parts without surgery
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