Acta Scientific Dental Sciences

Clinical Review Volume 2 Issue 9

Zygomatic Complex Fractures and its Management

Kanwaldeep Singh Soodan1*, Pratiksha Priyadarshni2, Debdutta Das1 and Monika Gupta1

1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, M M College of Dental Sciences and Research, Mullana, India
2Dental Surgeon, India

*Corresponding Author: Kanwaldeep Singh Soodan, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, M M College of Dental Sciences and Research, Mullana, India.

Received: July 28, 2018; Published: August 24, 2018

Citation: Kanwaldeep Singh Soodan., et al. “Zygomatic Complex Fractures and its Management". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 2.9 (2018).

Abstract

  Zygomatic complex fracture is the second most common fracture of facial region just behind isolated nasal fractures. The prominent convex shape of the zygoma makes it prone to trauma. The incidence of zygomatic complex in males is four times that in females. Most cases occur in young people in their second and third decades of life. The purpose of this article is to discuss the fractures in relation to zygoma and complications associated with same.

Keywords: Zygoma; Fractures; Trauma

Copyright: © 2018 Kanwaldeep Singh Soodan., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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