Unilateral comminuted and complicated fracture of the mandible due to dog attack

Ngeow, W.C.; Lian, C.B. (1996) Unilateral comminuted and complicated fracture of the mandible due to dog attack. Singapore dental journal, 21 (1). pp. 16-18. ISSN 03775291 (ISSN)

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    Abstract

    Fractures of the mandible and their management are discussed in detail in textbooks and articles dealing with facial trauma. This paper presents the management and treatment of a case of a unilateral comminuted and complicated fracture of the mandible due to dog attack on a geriatric patient. The attack also severed the patient's right arm. Due to the severity of the trauma, an emergency surgery was performed on the mandible and arm.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Singapore dental journal
    Additional Information: Export Date: 7 March 2012 Source: Scopus PubMed ID: 10597177 Language of Original Document: English Correspondence Address: Ngeow, W.C.
    Uncontrolled Keywords: aged animal article bites and stings bone plate case report comminuted fracture dog female human injury instrumentation lip mandible fracture osteosynthesis pathology Aged, 80 and over Animals Bone Plates Dogs Fracture Fixation, Internal Fractures, Comminuted Humans Mandibular Fractures
    Subjects: R Medicine
    R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
    R Medicine > RK Dentistry
    Divisions: Faculty of Dentistry > Dept of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
    Depositing User: Dr Wei Cheong Ngeow
    Date Deposited: 04 May 2012 10:08
    Last Modified: 04 May 2012 10:08
    URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/2994

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