Fractures of the Cheek: Zygomaticomaxillary Complex

  • Michael Perry
  • Simon Holmes


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.


Zygomatic Arch Orbital Floor Overlie Soft Tissue Depressed Fracture Attached Gingiva 
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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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