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[Mountain sports: their role in 2200 facial injuries occurring over 4 years at the University Hospital Center in Grenoble]

Y Le Bescond, J Lebeau, L Delgove, H Sadek, B Raphael
Revue de Stomatologie et de Chirurgie Maxillo-faciale 1992, 93 (3): 185-8
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Injuries caused by mountain sports account for many of the injuries admitted to the University Hospital of Grenoble. Out of 4,490 traumas, 470 were injuries sustained during the practice of mountain sports. While the frequency of these accidents does not evolve much, the etiological distribution depends on fashion. Thus an increasing number of lesions caused by cross-country biking has been noted during the past two years. We find it urgent to propose protective measures adapted to this new sport.

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