Difference between revisions of "Zygomaticomaxillary (tripod) fracture"

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*Must r/o associated ocular injuries
 
*Must r/o associated ocular injuries
 
*Usually requires admission and surgical repair
 
*Usually requires admission and surgical repair
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==Disposition==
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*Tripod fx w/ loss of vision or displacement: admit for IV abx and sx
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
*[[Maxillofacial Trauma]]
 
*[[Maxillofacial Trauma]]
 
*[[Zygomatic Arch Fracture]]
 
*[[Zygomatic Arch Fracture]]

Revision as of 18:30, 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

Disposition

  • Tripod fx w/ loss of vision or displacement: admit for IV abx and sx

See Also