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Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Dec;132(6):1649-57. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182a80819.

Evidence-based medicine: zygoma fractures.

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Orange, Calif. From the Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery Institute, University of California, Irvine.

Abstract

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

After studying this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Describe the anatomy of the zygoma and the common signs and symptoms of fracture. 2. Describe the different operative approaches for zygomatic fractures and understand the essentials of proper reduction and fixation. 3. Avoid and manage common complications associated with zygomatic fracture repair.

SUMMARY:

Methods for the evaluation and management of patients with zygomatic fractures continue to evolve. It is the purpose of this Maintenance of Certification article to provide updated recommendations for preoperative assessment, surgical care, and postoperative management of patients with zygomatic fractures.

PMID:
24281591
DOI:
10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182a80819
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