Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Short Communication Volume 7 Issue 1

Transfacial Reduction of an Isolated Zygomatic Arch Fracture with a Wire

Khaja Atheruddin1* and Adeeba Anjum2

1Consultant Oral and Maxilla facial Surgeon, Saudi Italy Dental Hospital, Saudi Arabia
22Assistant professor, Department of Biochemistry, SVS Medical College, India

*Corresponding Author: Khaja Atheruddin, Consultant oral and maxilla facial surgeon, Saudi Italy dental hospital, Saudi Arabia.

Received: November 30, 2022; Published: December 05, 2022


Zygomatic bone is relatively small but structurally significant. It transmits the pressure applied to zygomatic region to three different areas the maxilla, the frontal, and the temporal bone. With the temporal bone it forms the arch. This is significant in maintaining the facial contour. Fracture of arch accounts for 5% of total facial fractures leads to insight appearance. The first description of a surgical reduction of a zygoma fracture by Duverney in 1751. May approaches have been tried, and transoral approach was introduced by Keen, later modified by Goldthwaite and Quinn.


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Citation: Khaja Atheruddin and Adeeba Anjum. “Transfacial Reduction of an Isolated Zygomatic Arch Fracture with a Wire".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 7.1 (2023): 16-17.


Copyright: © 2023 Khaja Atheruddin and Adeeba Anjum. 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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