International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research
ISSN (Print): 2333-1135 ISSN (Online): 2333-1259 Website: http://www.sciepub.com/journal/ijdsr Editor-in-chief: Marcos Roberto Tovani Palone
Open Access
Journal Browser
Go
International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2016, 4(3), 35-37
DOI: 10.12691/ijdsr-4-3-1
Open AccessCase Report

Reduction of Zygomatic Complex Fracture Using Combination of Microplate and Miniplate Osteosynthesis

Aydin OZKAN1, and Yakup CİL2

1Ankara Mevki Military Hospital, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Ankara, Turkey

2Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Etimesgut Military Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Pub. Date: April 19, 2016

Cite this paper:
Aydin OZKAN and Yakup CİL. Reduction of Zygomatic Complex Fracture Using Combination of Microplate and Miniplate Osteosynthesis. International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2016; 4(3):35-37. doi: 10.12691/ijdsr-4-3-1

Abstract

Zygomaticomaxillary complex (ZMC) fracture is the second most common facial bone fractures after nasal bone and has been extensively described in the literature. Numerous techniques have been described for the reduction of ZMC fracture. This case report presents a 21-year-old man who was involved in a traffic accident and who subsequently presented with a ZMC fracture. The patient was treated through an open reduction and internal fixation procedure using a titanium microplate and miniplate combination.

Keywords:
Zygomaticomaxillary complex fracture microplate miniplate

Creative CommonsThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Figures

Figure of 4

References:

[1]  Chowdhury, S.K.R., Meno,n P.S, “Etiology and management of zygomaticomaxillary complex fractures in the armed forces,” Med J Armed Forces India, 61(3). 238-40. July 2005.
 
[2]  Tadj, A., Kimble, F.W., “Fractured zygoma,” ANZ J Surg, 73(1-2). 49-54. Jan-Feb 2003.
 
[3]  Cheema, S.A., “Zygomatic bone fracture,” J Coll Physicians Surg Pak, 14(6). 337-9. June 2004.
 
[4]  Kelley, P., Hopper, R., Gruss, J, “Evaluation and treatment of zygomatic fractures,” Plast Reconstr Surg, 120 (7 Suppl 2). 5s-15s. Dec 2007.
 
[5]  Kovács, AF., Ghahremani M, “Minimization of zygomatic complex fracture treatment,” Int J oral Maxillofac Surg, 30(5). 380-3. Oct 2001.
 
[6]  Ellis, E., Kittidumkerng, W, “Analysis of treatment for isolated zygomatico-maxillary complex fra- ctures,” Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 54(4). 386-400. Apr 1996.
 
[7]  Covington, D.S., Wainwright, D.J., Teichgraeber, J.F., Parks, DH, “Changing pattern in the epidemiology and treatment of zygoma fractures: 10 year review,” Journal of Trauma, 37(2). 243-8. Aug 1994.
 
[8]  Davidson, J., Nickerson, D., Nickerson, B, “Zygomatic fractures: comparison of methods of internal fixation,” Plast Reconstr Surg, 86(1). 25-32. Jul 1990.
 
[9]  O’Hara, D.E., Delvecchio, D.A., Bartlett, S.P, “The role of microfixation in malar fractures: a quantitative biophysical study,” Plast Reconstr Surg, 97(2). 345-50. Feb 1996.
 
[10]  Fonseca, R.J, “Changing trends in the treatment of zigomaticomaxillary complex fractures: a 12 year evaluation of methods used,” J Oral Maxillofac Surg, 56(10). 1152-6. Oct 1998.
 
[11]  de Chalain, T., Cohen, S.R., Burstein, F.D, “Modification of the transconjunctival lower lid approach to the orbital floor: lateral paracanthal incision,” Plast Reconstr Surg, 94(6). 877-80. Nov 1994.
 
[12]  Strong, E.B., Sykes, J.M, “Zygoma complex fractures,” Facial Plastic Surgery, 14(1). 105-15. Feb 1990.