Fractures of the Cheek: Zygomaticomaxillary Complex

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Abstract

This highly illustrated chapter discusses the initial assessment, investigations and management of fractures of the zygomaticomaxillary complex (zygoma). Numerous case examples are shown, step-by step, illustrating the access and surgical repair of most fractures commonly seen. Low and high energy injuries are discussed. Technical advances and current areas of controversy are also discussed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Regional North West London Craniomaxillofacial unitNorthwick Park and St Mary’s Major trauma service, Northwick Park HospitalHarrow, MiddlesexUK
  2. 2.Craniofacial Trauma UnitBarts Health NHS TrustLondonUK

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