Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery

, Volume 17, Issue 4, pp 435–438 | Cite as

Unusual Superolateral Dislocation of Bilateral Mandibular Condyles

  • Tabishur RahmanEmail author
  • Syed Saeed Ahmed
  • G. S. Hashmi
  • Sajjad A. Rahman
  • Md. Kalim Ansari
Case Report


We describe a case of maxillofacial trauma in a paediatric patient in which the left mandibular condyle was superolaterally displaced into the temporal fossa, medial to the zygomatic arch which was intact and the right condyle was also displaced similarly but the zygomatic arch was also fractured on this side. Also, there was an associated mandibular symphyseal fracture.


Condyle Dislocation Fracture Unusual 


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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryAligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhIndia

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