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Natl J Maxillofac Surg. 2019 Jul-Dec;10(2):223-227. doi: 10.4103/njms.NJMS_49_18. Epub 2019 Nov 12.

Efficacy of two-point fixation in the management of zygomatic complex fractures - A prospective clinical study.

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1
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Institute of Dental Studies and Technologies, Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh, India.
2
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery TMU, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Abstract

Introduction:

Anatomic disfigurement caused by zygomatic fracture warrants intervention tore establish facial symmetry. It is most predictably restored to pre morbid condition by ORIF.

Aim:

To evaluate the efficacy of 2 point fixation in Zygomaticomaxillary complex fractures.

Material and Method:

20 patients with established ZMC fractures were operated using two point fixation method and followed up for upto 3 months.

Results:

2 point fixation revealed satisfactory functional and esthetic results.

Conclusion:

2 point fixation offers efficient outcome as compared to other modalities of management of ZMC.

KEYWORDS:

Orbitozygomatic fracture; two-point fixation; zygomatic complex fracture

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