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The Diagnosis and Management of Facial Bone Fractures

Steve Chukwulebe, Christopher Hogrefe
Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America 2019, 37 (1): 137-151
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Appropriate medical care for a patient with a facial fracture can not only optimize aesthetic outcomes but also prevent the potential morbidity and mortality of delayed treatment. In this article, we focus on the clinical presentations, physical examination findings, diagnostic imaging, consultations, and follow-up that patients with facial fractures need related to their emergency department management. Specifically, we address the nuances of evaluating frontal, orbital, nasal, maxillofacial, and mandibular fractures.

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