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An unusual cranial dislocation of the mandibular condyle

Lloyd, Timothy Edwin and Sivarajasingam, Vaseekaran 2010. An unusual cranial dislocation of the mandibular condyle. British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 48 (3) , pp. 176-177. 10.1016/j.bjoms.2009.08.031

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Abstract

We report an unusual case of a 20-year-old man who presented with a superolateral dislocation of the left condyle with intracranial penetration following a road traffic accident. Management included open reduction of the condyle, rigid intermaxillary fixation (IMF), and intensive jaw physiotherapy. One year after operation he had good functional outcome with an interincisal opening of 30 mm. (C) 2009 The British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Schools: Dentistry
Medicine
Uncontrolled Keywords: Condyle; Intracranial; Dislocation; Superolateral; Temporal fossa
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 0266-4356
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2020 03:26
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/15924

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