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POST-TRAUMATIC FRONTAL SWELLING WITH PROPTOSIS AND DIPLOPIA

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Author(s): Sabari R | Singh SP | Reddy N

Journal: Archives of CraniOrofacial Sciences
ISSN 2321-9580

Volume: 1;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 1;
Date: 2013;
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Keywords: Paranasal sinus | Visual loss | Proptosis.

ABSTRACT
Craniorofacial trauma often manifests itself as a multisystem injury in 20-50% of the cases. Midface and zygomatic bone fractures are the most common occurring together in developing countries due to inadequate road traffic legislation's while mandible fractures are common due to its most predominant position in face and also due to interpersonal conflicts/assaults. Neurosurgeons and oral & maxillofacial surgeons play a very vital role along with neurologists and ophthalmologists in managing a craniorofacial trauma patient. The emergency physicians must be an expertise to manage the situation and stabilize a patient with severe traumatic injuries of craniorofacial region.
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