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J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1983 Feb;41(2):89-98.

Indications for open reduction of mandibular condyle fractures.


Most condylar fractures of the mandible may be treated by closed reduction and appropriate physiotherapy. Some, however, absolutely should be opened and reduced anatomically; with others, good arguments for open reduction may be offered. This article reviews the possible indications for open reduction and presents an approach that conceals the scar.

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