Condylar process fractures of the mandible

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Abstract

Treatment of condylar process fractures is a highly debated topic because available minimal scientific evidence is concerning outcomes comparing open and closed treatment. Decisions on treatment are therefore based more upon experience, training, and whim rather than upon outcome data. This article presents the author's open and closed techniques for treating condylar process fractures and briefly discusses considerations about which fractures deserve open treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)193-205
Number of pages13
JournalFacial Plastic Surgery
Volume16
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2000
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Condylar fracture
  • Mandibular fracture
  • Open reduction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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