The term LeFort fractures is applied to transverse fractures of the midface. Rene' LeFort described three transverse weak lines through the midfacial skeleton as a result of his cadaver studies in Images by RosarioVanTulpe - Own work.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery OMS is a surgical specialty that involves both dental and medical surgical treatments. It diagnoses and treats diseases, deformities, injuries and cosmetic defects of the facial and oral region. This is one of nine dental specialties recognized internationally and by the American Dental Association.
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The treatment algorithm is volume replacement and local control of the bleeding. A retrospective study was undertaken to evaluate the treatment of patients with life-threatening hemorrhage secondary to facial fractures, and to develop a treatment algorithm. METHODS: A retrospective chart review was undertaken to determine the incidence of hemorrhagic shock in patients with facial fractures exclusive of others sources, and the use of transcatheter arterial embolization to control the bleeding was evaluated.
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Trauma to the eyelids and orbit eye socket should be examined thoroughly by an ophthalmologist and oculofacial plastic surgeon. The eye itself is often involved in this type of facial trauma, so a careful eye examination should be performed as soon as possible after the injury. Trauma to the eyelids may result in lacerations that affect the entire thickness of the eyelid margin where the lashes are locatedand the tear duct system.
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Facial traumaalso called maxillofacial traumais any physical trauma to the face. Facial trauma can involve soft tissue injuries such as burnslacerations and bruisesor fractures of the facial bones such as nasal fractures and fractures of the jaw, as well as trauma such as eye injuries. Symptoms are specific to the type of injury; for example, fractures may involve pain, swelling, loss of function, or changes in the shape of facial structures.