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International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2016, 4(3), 35-37
DOI: 10.12691/ijdsr-4-3-1
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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


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.

Zygomaticomaxillary complex fracture microplate miniplate

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