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Left Facial Fracture with Open Reduction and Internal Fixation
Left Facial Fracture with Open Reduction and Internal Fixation

This is a single board exhibit that illustrates a facial fracture of the zygomaticoorbital complex and four steps of the subsequent fixation surgery.rnrnThe first image is a large image of the patient’s face over a stock skull image. The fracture in the left zygomaticoorbital complex is emphasized and an inset shows a zoomed in image illustrating the infraorbital nerve being compressed by the fracture.rnrnThe other four images demonstrate steps of the surgery. First is the incision made under the left eyelid. The second shows the infraorbital nerve being freed from the fracture. Third step shows the second incision being made under the top lip and into the gum to insert a tool to reduce the fragment. The final step shows the multiple hole plate and screw hardware being placed and secured to hold the fractured fragments in place.

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Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

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