Surgical Treatment of Fracture in Atrophic JawJosé Carlos Garcia de Mendonça1, Ellen Cristina Gaetti Jardim2*, Gustavo Rodrigues Manrique2, Helena Bacha Lopes2 and Gileade Pereira Freitas2
- Corresponding Author:
- Ellen Cristina Gaetti Jardim
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Resident in the
Post-Graduation Course School of Dentistry of Campo Grande
Uricuri-475, Vl. Olinda, CEP-79060-040
Campo Grande – MS, Brazil
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E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: December 14, 2011; Accepted date: January 09, 2012; Published date: January 11, 2012
Citation: Mendonça JCGD, Jardim ECG, Manrique GR, Lopes HB, Freitas GP (2012) Surgical Treatment of Fracture in Atrophic Jaw. J Biotechnol Biomaterial 2:123. doi:10.4172/2155-952X.1000123
Copyright: © 2012 Mendonça JCGD, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Introduction:Mandible fractures are common injuries in the facial bones. It has a varied etiology, especially automobile accidents, bicycle accidents, motorcycle accidents and assaults.
Objective: This study aims to illustrate a case of a patient with bilateral atrophic mandibular fractures treated surgically.
Clinical case:male patient, 48 years old, victim an accident at work causing bilateral mandibular body fractures treated by internal rigid fixation with titanium plates and screws with the making of access submandibular Risdon bilaterally.
Conclusion: The authors present a discussion of the controversy involved in this type of treatment and showing the advantages of transcutaneous approach for the treatment of mandibular fractures.