Difference between revisions of "Zygomaticomaxillary (tripod) fracture"

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**Fx through:
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==Background==
***1. inferior orbital rim
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*Must distinguish zygomatic arch fx from [[Zygomaticomaxillary (Tripod) Fracture]]
***2. lateral orbital wall
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**Tripod fx = fx of zygomatic arch, lat and inf orbital rims, lat wall of maxillary sinus
***3. zygomatic arch
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**Must r/o associated ocular injuries
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==Diagnosis==
**Usually requires admission and surgical repair
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*Fx through:
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**1. inferior orbital rim
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**2. lateral orbital wall
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**3. zygomatic arch
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*Must r/o associated ocular injuries
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*Usually requires admission and surgical repair
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
*[[Maxillofacial Trauma]]
 
*[[Maxillofacial Trauma]]
 
*[[Zygomatic Arch Fracture]]
 
*[[Zygomatic Arch Fracture]]

Revision as of 18:28, 11 June 2012

Background

Diagnosis

  • Fx through:
    • 1. inferior orbital rim
    • 2. lateral orbital wall
    • 3. zygomatic arch
  • Must r/o associated ocular injuries
  • Usually requires admission and surgical repair

See Also